South Asia and Beyond

The Run-Up To ‘Operation Meghdoot’

NEW DELHI: ‘Operation Meghdoot’ launched by India in 1984 to preempt Pakistani designs of trying occupying the Siachen glacier remains a glorious chapter in India’s military history. India continues to hold those strategic heights ever since by outthinking its western neighbour. In this episode of ‘Simply Nitin’, StratNews Global Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale explains the circumstances that made India launch a daunting operation at those dizzy heights where weather is the biggest adversary.

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