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Civil-Military Relations in Contemporary India

29 Aug 2019

The Department of International Relations and Governance Studies organized a talk by Mr. R. Chandrashekhar on the history and contemporary importance of civil-military relations in India.

Mr. Chandrashekhar, a former official of the Ministry of Defence, Government of India and Senior Fellow, Centre for Joint Warfare Studies, traced the history of the emergence of civilian regulation of military affairs in India. He identified the institutional challenges of the relations during the contemporary period and answered a number of student questions relating to recent attempts at addressing those challenges. The talk drew upon Mr. Chandrashekhar’s book Rooks and Knights: Civil Military Relations in India.