OPERATION EAGLE – A LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER DR. MANMOHAN SINGH


A representation of the Lion Capital of Ashoka...
Image via Wikipedia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE – OPERATION EAGLE – GALLANTRY AWARD:

OPERATION EAGLE 1971 – CHITTAGONG HILL TRACTS – A LETTER TO GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Subject:- Operation Eagle – Military Operation of 1971 in Chittagong Hill Tracts – Prime Minister Indira Gandhi – The Cabinet Secretariat – “The Past is Never Dead.” – Regarding.

Reference:- Government of India Ministry of Defence Letter No. 3533/2009/D ( Cer ) dated 2nd/3rd December, 2009.

Sir,

1. Kindly direct the Under Secretary ( Cer ), Ministry of Defence, Government of India to take action as per the citation initiated by my South Column Unit while I had participated in Operation Eagle under the authority sanctioned by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India during 1971.

2.This military Operation was not ordered by the Defence Minister, and was not planned or executed by the orders that were issued by the Army Headquarters.

 3.Ministry of Defence, Army Headquarters, and the Medical Directorate( DMS-Army ) had taken action during 1971 to send me on deputation to Special Frontier Force. They have no jurisdiction to invalidate the action taken by my South Column Unit during its participation in Operation Eagle. Kindly ask me for any further clarification or information about the nature of military act for which my South Column Unit recommended my name for the Award of Gallantry Award -Vir Chakra.

4. Ministry of Defence Army Headquarters has no legal authority to refuse the sanction of this gallantry award. Army Hqrs may be informed of the fact and the nature of military service rendered by me while I was on deputation at Hq Establishment No. 22 of Special Frontier Force. To conduct the Military Operation of 1971 in Chittagong Hill Tracts, we have taken orders direct from the Prime Minister and the Cabinet Secretariat.

5. I would ask you to uphold the dignity of the Prime Minister’s Office. The actions taken by the Cabinet Secretariat should be treated with respect by the Ministry of Defence and Army Hqrs.

7. Thanking You,

Yours Faithfully,

R. R. Narasimham, B.Sc., M.B.B.S.,
Service Number: MR-03277K MAJOR AMC/PC 
Service Number: MS-8466 Lieutenant/Captain AMC/SSC
Medical Officer South Column Operation Eagle 
Headquarters Establishment Number 22  C/O  56 A P O

Related articles:

 

Advertisements

17 thoughts on “OPERATION EAGLE – A LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER DR. MANMOHAN SINGH

Share Your Thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s