Civil-Miltary Relationship

Civil-Miltary Relationship talk by Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar
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Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Indian army is a apolitical army unlike the Pakistani army - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:11:06 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Has army crossed its limits? section of media sadly questioned army based on rumors. I feel very sad - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:09:50 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Numerous instances where Indian army has held the civilian govt decisions as superior - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:12:39 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

During accession of J&K army agreed to the govt decision to halt operation, did not question - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:14:32 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Indian army helped in liberation of Bangladesh, yet agreed to let go off 95000 pow's without questioning - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:16:43 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Numerous instances where Indian army had obeyed the civilian govt decisions inspite of poor decisions - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:18:30 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Why do some journalists question army now? I don't know if they are corrupt or paid! - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:20:39 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Even during emergency too Indian army did not cross its mandate, but sad that ppl r questioning army now - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:26:46 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

I question why such anti-nationals who spoil the name of army are not punished? - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:28:48 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Due to govt cynicism on army, generals who towed gov't line were made COAS instead of worthy officers - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:23:41 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

It's sad that only topics that fetch votes are discussed at national level but not national security - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:32:17 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Organization of the MOD is one of the reasons for strain in civil military relationships - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:34:37 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Bureaucrats in mod have no expertise in national security or strategy - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:37:07 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

This strain in relationships is sadly leading to systemic dysfunctionalities - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:39:31 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

In USA mod is made of war veterans and experts in national security, in India its only bureaucrats - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:35:59 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Govt has not provided proper arms and equipments to the forces. Eg navy has 9 submarines against a requirement of 30 #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:58:43 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Sadly corruption in defence sector affects the last soldier guarding the border - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 18:43:00 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Corruption and delay in defence procurement is affecting the preparedness of the forces - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 19:05:32 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

There is no alternate for civilian government. Military rule is not an option at all - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 19:23:18 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Defence forces don't even have a representation from the forces in the planning commission - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 20:03:00 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Really thankful to @jijnasa & Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar for the 1st hand account of what ails Indian defence & civil military relationships

28/04/2012 20:07:44 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Change in system can be brought about only by concerned people getting into the polity and change within - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 20:10:41 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Procurement from abroad is a source of corruption. Why can't DRDO and OF develop these equipments - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 19:10:52 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

A soldier gives his life at the border with a hope that civilian govt takes care of him & his family - Lt.Gen Sampath Kumar @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 20:13:42 WIB
Prashanth ಪ್ರಶಾಂತ್ 🇮🇳 @pvaidyaraj

Lack of accountability, delays,cost overruns n lack of indiginization r affecting nation's defence preparedness- Lt.Gen SampathK @ #jijnasa

28/04/2012 19:34:23 WIB
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