01 October, 2020

‘The Units We Fought Were All Pakistan Army Regulars’

The Brigadier talks about how he was cornered by General V.P. Malik and others and made a scapegoat for telling the truth

Anil Dayal
‘The Units We Fought Were All Pakistan Army Regulars’
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In a no-holds-barred interview, sacked army officer Brigadier Surinder Singh talks about how he was cornered by General V.P. Malik and others and made a scapegoat for telling the truth about what happened at Kargil in 1999 and sticking to his guns. Toral Varia Deshpande met him at his home in Chandigarh.

Pakistan’s Gen Aziz has validated India’s stand about the Kargil war being fought by Pak army regulars. As the brigade commander of 121 Infantry Brigade who consiste­ntly gave inputs of the intrusion build-up, are you vindicated?

Of course! Pakistan used the mujahideen bluff in 1948, 1971 and then in Kargil. Now their own general is saying they were regulars. If you see the official records, you will see that all the units we came across—NLI, 24 Sindh, Baloch—they were all regular Pakistan army units. You see, when I briefed General Ved...

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