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Imperfect Understanding Of The Past

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the India-Pakistan war of 1965. Fought in the middle of a period bookended by the humiliating defeat against China in 1962 and decisive victory against Pakistan in 1971, the 1965 war has had little resonance in our collective memory or written history. It is interesting, therefore, that the government has announced almost a month-long “commemoration and celebration” of the war, starting on 28 August.

Read Here – The Wire

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