Manmohan govt was under pressure to compromise on Siachen, wanted to call it ‘Mountain of Peace’ by letting the Pakistanis have it: Former COAS JJ Singh

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2020-06-25 04:49:25

Speaking to Republic TV, General JJ Singh (Retd.), who was the COAS during the UPA-I, said that the Manmohan Singh-led government wanted to demilitarise the Siachen glacier and cede the control of the strategic glacier to Pakistan possibly under the pressure of Americans.

Former Chief of Army Staff General (Retd) JJ Singh on Wednesday made an explosive revelation stating that there was ‘pressure’, possibly from the United States on the Manmohan Singh-led UPA government to compromise on the highly strategic Siachen Glacier in Ladakh in a bid to ‘settle disputes’ with Pakistan.

Speaking to Republic TV, General JJ Singh (Retd.), who was the Chief of Indian Army during the UPA-I, said that the Manmohan Singh-led government wanted to demilitarise the Siachen glacier and cede the control of the strategic glacier to Pakistan possibly under the pressure of Americans.

#SiachenConspiracy | Manmohan Singh’s team wanted to make Siachen a ‘mountain of peace’. It was a discussion in Delhi: Gen JJ Singh (Retd)- Former COAS & Former Governor of Arunachal Pradesh pic.twitter.com/f5UH55uKgJ

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