Dehradun : Governor Lt Gen Gurmeet Singh (Seni) at the Raj Bhavan greeted General J.J. The Mc MAHON LINE: A CENTURY OF DISCORD authored by Singh was released. General JJ Singh has been the former Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and former Chief of Army Staff. This book is based on his experiences and research on the India-China border dispute while in the army.
On the occasion of the book release program, the Governor said that it is a matter of happiness that General J.J. Singh has written a book on a sensitive issue. He said that in this book emphasis has been given on the politics, history, structure and geography of the region of McMahon Line. The book has uncovered many interesting aspects that are still relevant to the ongoing negotiations in the diplomatic forum.
The book gives us the message that the resolution of the border dispute at the highest political level is a practical and mutually beneficial way for India and China. The Governor has said that this excellent research book is more than the McMahon line. This is a very readable history of the origin of the boundary dispute.
Talking about the McMahon line, this book assesses the present and future of India-China relations. He said that keeping in mind the India-China border dispute, it is very necessary to make military power more effective and dynamic. The Governor said that it is necessary to keep the army with the zeal and spirit of youth power. In this direction, Agneepath scheme infuses a new hope which makes our army always full of youth power.
He said that the Agneepath scheme would give a different enthusiasm to the youth of Uttarakhand. Apart from the Defense, Home Ministries, many states have announced reservation for Agniveers. He said that General J.J. Singh’s book has indicated towards making Indian military power full of youthful zeal and enthusiasm. He expressed hope that with this plan the country will be successful in achieving the strategic goals.
The Governor said that this book will be liked by the readers and will show the way towards the solution which will affect the thinking of the people on the serious subject written in it. On this occasion, General J.J. Singh gave information about the published book and said that it is based on his six years of study and research on the India-China border dispute. He explained the main aspects of this book in detail to the people present.
A short film related to the McMahon line was also screened during this period. General JJ Singh told that this is the second book written by him. He thanked everyone present in the program. During the book release, Commandant IMA Lt.L.J. Harinder Singh, L.J. KK Apart from Khanna other dignitaries were present. The program was conducted by Urvashi Kaur.