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From the Tashkent Files to now the Kashmir Files, is it time to question the Kashmiri Pandit Nehru “Iron Lady”? Or more aptly the “Ironic Lady”?

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From the following signed letter from PM Indira Gandhi, in 1981, regarding the plight of the Kashmiri Pandits, she stated she is incapable of helping, for fear of appearing as an ‘authoritarian”. This is from the so-called “Iron Lady”, incapable of helping her own “ancestors” from her own land.

Source: PM Indira Gandhi, and Republic TV: https://www.republicworld.com/entertainment-news/bollywood-news/ashoke-pandit-shares-old-letter-written-by-ex-pm-indira-gandhi-on-j-and-k-paresh-rawal-reacts.html

Is it Time to Re-assess the Indira Gandhi Regime?

Were it not for President JFK helping India in 1962, when China invaded both Tibet and India, India would be Tibet now.

As China cancels the Uighurs and Tibetan Buddhists, where would Indian culture and religions be now, under Chinese rule? As India’s PM currently is attacked for requiring passports for incoming visitors from Bangladesh, let’s assess the root cause. Who caused the Muslim Rohingyas to leave Myanmar, oh it’s China… And when people talk about Vietnam, who created the mess originally, oh it’s China… And when the media attacks the US for Afghanistan, now, but who created the mess there, oh it’s Russia, in 1979 when they originally invaded Afghanistan.

Was all this related from the selection of Indira Gandhi to be PM?

It’s now time that we ask: “How in a matter of a decade, did India lose US support by 1971, when the US sided with Pakistan, after the death in 1966, of PM Shastri in Tashkent?”

What if the US were always with India, like it is currently, would China and Russia be as strong and committing genocides? What if Shastri never went to Tashkent?

Was all this master-minded by a person named Indira, with a fake last name, married to a Feroze Khan, who didn’t support her so-called ancestors in Kashmiri Pandits?

As Indira = India shifted India towards Communism, in the late ’60s, and in the ’70s, let’s look at her regime:

– Emergency Rule, where opposition leaders were imprisoned, and media was shut down,

– Fraud Elections, as declared by the High Court of Allahabad,

– Nehrupotism, worse than Nepotism as it involves corruption of the highest levels, from the Jeep scandal of Nehru, to her own $200-million Hong Kong-based Kuo Oil scam, which was orchestrated by her son Sanjay Gandhi,

– Nationalization of banks, and kicking out US firms like IBM,

– alignment to the Soviets…

  • – and a Genocide of Kashmiri Pandits, and a Genocide of Poor People, in a Mass Sterilization orchestrated by her son Sanjay Gandhi!

What if a normal pro-US PM for India had been selected instead of Indira Gandhi? What would have transpired?

In Nixon’s BBC interviews with David Frost, he stated he aligned with Pakistan, because India was aligned with the Soviets under Indira Gandhi. We should ask why? Was PM Shastri’s murder by the Soviets have anything to do with this?

If you were Nixon, who had his own issues, wouldn’t you do the same thing and drop Indira = India? He sees PM Indira Gandhi create a pseudo-Communist regime, pro-Soviet alliance, corruption with Sanjay Gandhi’s schemes, mass sterilization, election frauds, kicking out of US firms like IBM, nationalization of banks, media manipulation India = Indira, fake last name, fake Kashmiri Pandit heritage, and later in ‘75 Emergency Rule, which he couldn’t have known in ‘71 but his experts likely saw a trend towards that.

According to Princeton University Professor Gary J Bass, in his book, “The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger and a Forgotten Genocide,” and other publications from him, he stated that it was Nixon’s extreme hatred for PM Indira Gandhi, that propelled him to China, to support Pakistan, against India.

If a pro-US Indian PM occurred in ’66, the World would be entirely different now. The growth of China, from primarily US Trade and Technologies would likely have been India’s now, and Indian sub-continent countries like Sri Lanka would have aligned with India instead of China. One could argue the alliance with Nepal, Bangladesh and other like-minded countries occurring now, would have occurred decades earlier, and the US support of Pakistan would never have occurred.

One could argue, the strategic alignment of China with Russia, that is now occurring would have occurred earlier, but they were always allied.

Notice the Hammer and Sickle in Premier Xi’s picture below:

It’s now proven the Iron Lady, has lost her luster, from scandals, corruption, fear of appearing “authoritarian” and in reality is the “Ironic Lady.”


Akshay Sharma (Author’s Bio): Akshay Sharma is a Computer Engineer, tech analyst, ex-Gartner, having authored 280+ research notes, on emerging technologies like Cybersecurity, 5G, and IoT. He has worked for Canada’s Dept of Defense, advised and deployed solutions with DISA: Defense Information Security Agency, at Nortel and Siemens, and advised various 3-letter agencies in the US. A frequent speaker at tech events, he is often quoted in leading institutions like CNN, Wall St. Journal, and CIO.com. He is a former CTO of one of the first video/WiFi smartphone firms and an entrepreneur in the tech sector, having worked for firms that are now part of leading firms like Intel, IBM, Nokia, and Ericsson.  He advised the UK’s Ofcom, the US’s Dept. of Homeland Security, and was quoted in the Wall Street Journal banning Huawei in 2012, and stated in the Huffington Post, the Chinese hacking of Nortel is a “wakeup call”. Sharma contributed to the Flight Control protocol ARINC 629 Databus used in commercial avionics and military fighter jets for “fly-by-wire” systems, including the newer Boeing 777X. Additionally he is a Cybersecurity analyst, and CTO for Kovair.com with clients like the World Bank, India’s DRDO and US Defense sector clients.

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