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S Asia Why Pakistan Lost All Its Wars ?

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Gyani Jarnail Singh, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Gyani Jarnail Singh Malaysia
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    Sawa lakh se EK larraoan
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    Jul 4, 2004
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    Subject: Portrait of Bravery

    Maj. General M. Khan of Pakistan wrote in his book
    'Crisis of Leadership' about the bravery of the Sikh
    soldiers during the Indo-Pak war. Here are some

    "....the main reason of our defeat was Sikhs fighting
    facing us. We were helpless to do anything in front of
    them. Sikhs are very brave and they have a great
    craving for martyrdom. They fight so fiercely that
    they are capable of defeating an army many times

    bigger than theirs."

    "....On 3rd December 1971, we fiercely and vigorously
    attacked the Indian army with our infantry brigade
    near Hussainiwala border.. This brigade included
    Pakistan army's fighter Punjabi regiment together with
    the Baloch regiment. Within minutes we pushed the
    Indian army quite far back. Their defence posts fell
    under our control. The Indian army was retreating back
    very fast and the Pakistani army was going forward
    with a great speed. Our army reached near the
    Kausre-Hind post. There was a small segment of the
    Indian army appointed to defend that post and their
    soldiers belonged to the Sikh Regiment. A few number
    of the Sikh Regiment stopped our way forward like an
    iron wall. They loudly greeted us with the ovation of
    'Bole-so-Nihal' and attacked us like blood thirsty
    hungry lions and hawks. All these soldiers were Sikhs.
    There was even a dreadful hand-to-hand battle. The sky
    filled with roars of 'Yaa Ali' and 'Sat-Siri-Akal'.
    Even in this hand-to-hand fighting the Sikhs fought so
    bravely that all our desires, aspirations and dreams
    were shattered."

    ".....In this war Lt. Col Gulab Hussain of Baloch
    Regiment got killed. With him Major Mohammed Zaeef and
    Captain Arif Alim also died. It was difficult to count
    the number of soldiers who got killed. We were
    astonished to see the courage of those handful of Sikh
    soldiers. When we seized the possession of the
    three-storey defence post of concrete, the Sikh
    soldiers went onto the roof and kept on persistently
    opposing us. The whole night they kept on showering
    fires on us and continued shouting the loud ovation of
    'Sat-Siri-Akal'. These Sikh soldiers kept on the
    encounter till the next day.

    Next day the Pakistani tanks surrounded this post and
    bombed it with guns. Those handful of Sikhs got
    martyred in this encounter while resisting us, but
    other Sikh soldiers then destroyed our tanks with the
    help of their artillery. Fighting with great bravery
    they kept on marching forward and thus our army lost
    its foothold."

    "....Alas, a handful of Sikhs converted our great
    victory into a big defeat and shattered our confidence
    and courage. ."

    "....The same thing happened with us in
    Dhaka(Bangladesh). In the battle of Jaissur, the
    Singhs opposed the Pakistani army so fiercely that our
    backbone and our foothold was lost. This became the
    main and important reason of our defeat and the Sikhs'
    fancy for martyrdom and mockery with death for the
    sake of safety and honour of the country, became the
    sole cause of their victory."

    Similar type of comments were made by Pakistani army
    in East Pakistan under the leadership of General Niazi
    while surrendering their weapons to General Jagjit
    Singh Arora. The bravery and spirit of sacrifice of
    Sikhs were respected and honoured by one and all. May
    God rest the souls of all the fallen soldiers (Sikhs
    and Pakistanis), in peace. Thought: "Sawa Lakh se ek
    laraun, chirian to(n) main baaj taranun, tabhe Gobind
    Singh naam kahaun" (Unless I raise one to stand
    against many, cause sparrow spurn hawk, I shall not
    deserve to be called Gobind Singh.) Regards Sodhi
    (Excerpts taken from www.5abi.com with thanks)

    and India is cutting back on Sikhs in its Armed Forces due to Hindutva pressures..a most foolhardy step...Nations can be stupid too...
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  3. kds1980

    kds1980 India
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    Apr 4, 2005
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    Gyani ji

    Please Forgive me But I don't think present generation of money chasing sikh youths who have only ambitions to go outside India can be of same quality as the sikhs that were in armed forces 40 years back.I don't think that many of sikh youths are interested in joining army

    Last time I read that there is massive shoratge of officers in Indian army because the youths That apply to armed forces were of not so good quality.Infact Indian Army is under pressure to reduce their selection standards.

    I Think the declining quality of sikh youth is main reason than hindutva pressure because at present there is no war between sikhs and hindu's while at any point of time Talibans can take control of pakistan and could attack India
  4. spnadmin

    spnadmin United States
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    Jun 17, 2004
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    Gyani ji

    That was one amazing story! Wow!
  5. Harbajan

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    Feb 28, 2012
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    Please forgive me if i am wrong... But i am very much against disinformation... I have read m.khan's book from head to toe more than 3 times.... I haven't came accross any of the passages you mentioned.. Infact he just mentioned that most of prisioners pakistan held are sikhs, because sikhs are more good fighters than hindus and they try to come forward, but when in danger they are quick enough to surrender before getting a severe damage. I would like u to correct me if i am wrong,,, but the words you mentioned are not in any part of his book and secondly just think a pakistani soldier praising india n sikhs like this.. Lol.. Won't it be funny. Pakistan do support sikhs more than other nations in subcontinent but still it sounds weird.
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