Human Shield Row: CPIM’s Mohammed Salim Snubs Army Chief


Kolkata: CPIM’s Mohammed Salim on Army Chief’s statements on human shield incident says ‘doubt Army Chief’s capacity of thinking’. The value system of Indian Army has been eroded.

Mohammed Salim (born 5 June 1957) is an Indian politician, belonging to the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He was inducted in the politbuero of C.P.I.(M.) in the 21st party congress organised at Vishakhapatnam in 2015. He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha, representing Raiganj constituency. Earlier, he was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha, representing the Calcutta North East constituency of West Bengal. After delimitation, in the 2009 Lok Sabha election Salim contested the new Calcutta North constituency, and lost to Sudip Bandyopadhyay of the Trinamool Congress. Salim Said on Monday on Army Chief’s Comment on human shield and sprks

Earlier, Applauding Army chief General Bipin Rawat for defending Major Leetul Gogoi over the human shield controversy, Defence experts on Monday said such felicitations give morale boost to the Indian Army.

Defence expert Major General (Retd.) P.K. Sehgal told ANI that he totally stands by the Army Chief’s statement, where the latter said his men need such innovative ways to fight the “dirty war”.