The Government must order a probe into the report.
Lt- Gen Raj Kadyan ( retired), former deputy chief of army staff
It is impossible not to think that the revelations were not politically timed and had nothing to do with General V. K. Singh’s appearance at the ex- servicemen’s rally in Rewari. If an inquiry report was submitted to the Government in March, it should have immediately taken action on it. In warfare, we have a principle that a surrounded enemy must be left a single escape route, else he will fight to the finish. The Government pushed General V. K. Singh to the wall. He had no choice but to fight. I would have advised General Singh to call for a thorough probe into the allegations. The most disturbing aspect about the report is the finding that the Army tried to destabilise a democratically elected government in Jammu and Kashmir. There is a need for a thorough probe into the report. At stake is the honour of the Indian Army.