Motilal Oswal
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Motilal Oswal
March 15, 2019 03:47 PM IST | Business

General elections 2019: Politicisation of the military has seldom yielded major electoral gains

Narrative building processes suggest that national security issues, primarily flagged through recent non-state (fidayeen attacks), so-called non-military precision strikes (Balakot) and overt engagement of aerial combat between air forces of two countries, have already begun to take shape with claims and doubts from respective political spectrums.
A politicised military, otherwise constructed as ‘robustly professional’, ‘avowedly apolitical’ and theoretically / technically ‘under civilian control’, will be the first fall guy in current Indian politics.
General elections 2019: Politicisation of the military has seldom yielded major electoral gains
Published Date: Mar 15th, 2019 03:45 PM | Updated Date: March 15, 2019 03:47 PM IST
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