The debate on the No Confidence Motion threw up two diverse view points on the utility of force in internal security situations. While either option – use and non-use - can reasonably be adopted by a government in such circumstance, what intrigues is justification in Parliament for the non-use of force in Manipur.
The army Generals of today should be asked what they understood when they daily recited, for 3 years at NDA, ‘ O God, help us to guard our country against external aggression AND INTERNAL DISORDERS’?
Isn’t Manipur an internal disorder of the worst kind?
Being too career conscious makes glittering generals look morally weak and having a short memory, to the citizen.
Losing public respect too rapidly.