Good fences don’t make good neighbours
Where media and politicos go berserk with frenzy annually celebrating the Kargil victory, why does this nation treat its war heroes with such organised disdain?
If Shahrukh Khan is asked to wait for a couple of hours for questioning at a US airport, the Indian media screams that 'national honour is at stake'. However, when a disabled Kargil war soldier lives in complete anonymity with abysmally low pension, there is universal silence.
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