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Former Navy Chief authors a Book Titled

A book titled 'A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief', authored by former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar was recently released.
Former Navy Chief authors a Book Titled
  • The book highlights the key defence-related decisions taken by former Prime Minister of India Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • Admiral Kumar served as the Navy Chief between 1998 and 2001 and also oversaw Kargil conflict in 1999.

About the Book:

  • The book by former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar reads that 1999 Kargil conflict was Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's "finest hour".
  • He credits Vajpayee for turning the strategic tactical loss into a massive victory and for which he gave full credit to the Armed Forces.
  • Vajpayee instructed the Armed Forces to not cross the LoC (Line of Control), but drive them [Pakistanis] away, telling this as his best master stroke Adm. Kumar observed that Mr Vajpayee knew the value of restraint.
  • In the wake of the Parliament terror attack (December 13, 2001) Vajpayee wanted to hit a Pakistani Army camp but was forced to drop the plan at the last moment as it got relocated.
  • Admiral Kumar also says that while then External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh wanted India to support United States war on Afghanistan in wake of the 9/11 terrorist attack, but the military chiefs disagreed and Vajpayee diplomatically went with the latter option.

Question:

Q. What is the title of the book authored by former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar that was recently released?
a. A Prime Minister to Remember- Strategies of a Military Chief
b. A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief
c. A Prime Minister to Remember- Plans of a Military Chief
d. A Prime Minister to Remember- Actions of a Military Chief
Former Navy Chief authors a Book Titled Former Navy Chief authors a Book Titled Reviewed by Neha Verma on June 30, 2019 Rating: 5

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