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By Arjun Ray (retd)

Arjun Ray’s ebook relies at the discussion round the counterinsurgency doctrine, arguing that the most procedure in the direction of this goal will be fighting humans from feeling alienated. The critical concentration of this process, which the writer in his skill as a military guy effectively achieved in Operation Sadhbhavna, is the folk. the writer proposes a three-pronged technique to in attaining success―preventing clash by way of addressing human safeguard via human improvement, pursuing a coverage of atonement and forgiveness, and disposing of belief deficit among the kingdom and the marginalized―the 3 pillars of Operation Sadhbhavna.

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Collective hatred also offers false hope to its perpetrators—the hope that one day they will be proven right. However, we were left with a sobering thought: the love for people who have been alienated must go beyond good and evil; if it doesn’t, it isn’t love. Hate is the inability to find love—the intense, child-like innocent craving for love. We launched Sadbhavna not with the hope that it would succeed, but with the belief that it made good human sense, that there was another, a better, alternative to the gun option we still continue to pursue in all insurgency-affected regions of the world.

And they have many reasons for being angry and alienated. R. Gokula Krishna’s findings on the Coimbatore bomb blasts in 1998 had a common verdict. These terror strikes were acts of revenge against perceived blatant wrongs, and the complicity of the local government machinery in failing to protect the lives of innocent people or even rehabilitating the victims of communal violence. The situation in Gujarat today is no different; the result—the Mumbai blasts of 26 August 2003. As long as there are Best Bakeries, the social and political alienation of Muslims will continue.

These terror strikes were acts of revenge against perceived blatant wrongs, and the complicity of the local government machinery in failing to protect the lives of innocent people or even rehabilitating the victims of communal violence. The situation in Gujarat today is no different; the result—the Mumbai blasts of 26 August 2003. As long as there are Best Bakeries, the social and political alienation of Muslims will continue. The laws of the land have so far failed to arrest the trend of state collusion in communal violence.

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