During a war, there are just four possibilities a soldier faces.One: Victorious and safe.Two: Wounded.Three: Killed in action.Four: Prisoner of War.It was my fate to face the fourth, says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) on the year spent as a prisoner of war in Pakistan during the 1971 War.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com December 5, 1971. Six Gorkha soldiers and I were on a reconnaissance patrol on the western border in Punjab, along the Ravi river, when the Pakistani army launched a ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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As the issue of sharing of Punjabs river waters t the takes centre stage in the states politics, there is a question doing the rounds that pits present Prime Minister Narendra Modi against former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. With a section of the population ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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