India wouldn’t have confronted reverses in 1962 conflict if nation had robust management: Arunachal guv

Exhorting Army personnel to arrange for any and each eventuality alongside the borders, Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) B D Mishra on Saturday mentioned India wouldn’t have confronted “reverses” towards China in 1962 if the nation again then had a powerful management, an announcement issued by the Raj Bhavan right here mentioned.

Addressing a ‘sainik sanmelan’ on the operational base of the 14th battalion of Rajput Regiment in Changlang district, the governor identified that the nation ought to by no means decrease its guard.

“If India had a strong leadership in 1962, we would not have had any reverses against China. Now, the field equations have changed. India is one of the most powerful armed forces in the world. However, we should not lower our guards. Every soldier must prepare himself for any eventuality on our borders,” the governor mentioned.

Mishra additionally mentioned that the Centre, underneath Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is at all times involved in regards to the welfare of Army troopers.

“There is a sea change in the attitude of the government towards the security forces. Now the apex political leadership is highly concerned about the wellbeing of security personnel,” he said.

He known as upon the personnel to take care of self-discipline, prepare themselves exhausting and share an affable relationship with civilians.

“If the men in uniform are determined, they will be successful in all their endeavours,” he mentioned.

The governor, who had participated in 1965 India-Pakistan conflict with the regiment as firm commander, lauded the proficiency of the battalion and its troopers.

As a token of appreciation, Mishra additionally made a contribution for the regiment’s ‘Bara Khana’ on this event, the assertion added.