Rattan Chand Sharma Joined: December 21, 2022 The author retired as a commandant in the Border Security Force. Before joining the BSF, he served in the Indian Army as a short service commissioned officer. After retirement, he had a brief stint in the academia. Currently, he is a commentator on security and strategic issues and regularly contributes to various well-known journals.
In this op-ed, veteran BSF commandant Rattan Chand Sharma says our border-guarding CAPFs have much to learn from the October 7 Hamas attack on Israel. He also suggests a few things that the border-guarding and security establishment can adopt.
In this op-ed, veteran BSF commandant Rattan Chand Sharma bats for for placing border-guarding CAPFs under one command both in India’s settled and unsettled borders. He says duality in command makes harms India’s security interests.
In this op-ed, veteran BSF commandant RC Sharma calls upon the Centre to deploy the BSF on the India-Myanmar border and relieve the Assam Rifles to focus solely on counterinsurgency. He puts forward cogent arguments to support his case.