Thursday, July 10, 2014

Arun Jaitley's U-Turn on The Henderson Brooks Report

Shri Arun Jailtey, when he was the leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, wrote that Central Government should declassify  'The Henderson Brooks' Report.The report is about the reasons of failure happened to indian armed forces in the war with China in 1962.His blogpost about the issue is now in a deleted state.This is what is found on the BJP website.

The first 111 pages having been made public, it is now necessary that the balance pages also be made public rather than allow public opinion be influenced by unauthentic sources .

Shri Arun Jaitley is the defence minister of present Narendra Modi led Union Government of India has now taken a U Turn on the issue.Times of India article says that

"This (Henderson Brooks report) is a top-secret document and has not been declassified so far. Release of this report, fully or partially, or disclosure of any information related to this report, would not be in national interest," said defence and finance minister Arun Jaitley, in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. 

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