Bangladesh liberation 1971 war hero, colonel Ashok Tara reveals secret of Indo-Bangla relations before Raksha Mantri (RM) Manohar Parrikar’s coveted Bangladesh visit. Col Ashok Tara, who saved the family of Bangladesh founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s family including his daughter Sheikh Hasina, who is currently the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, says India – Bangladesh relations are irrespective of China. There are anti – Indian forces who are trying to create divide between the two nations, but they would not succeed as the relations are rooted in its foundation. Col (R) Tara reacts in this exclusive interview as how BJP’s rhetoric on Bangladeshi migrants will reflect in ties between the two Asian neighbors. Let’s listen in how col Tara has played a key role when Mukti Vahini with the support of Indian Army liberated Bangladesh. Now relations between both the Asian neighbor are going to strengthen when Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visits India in December 2016 just days after following Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s visit. Watch the exclusive interview of Col (R) Ashok Tara on URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9fdUlx7yV4
Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 15 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal, National Defence.