Eyes And Ears Of The Indian Army, Gujjars Want Their Own Regiment


Muslim Gujjars in India’s northern state of Jammu & Kashmir have served in the Indian Army and been its eyes and ears for a long time. But now, the backward community is looking for a distinct identity and representation in the army.

The recent killing of army rifleman Aurangzeb by terrorists was yet another price the community paid for its loyalty to the Indian Army. Aurangzeb’s family, based in Salani village in the mountainous Poonch district in the northern state, has long ties with the army. Aurangzeb’s elder brother Mohammad Qasim is an army soldier currently posted in Pune while younger sibling Aasim, aged 15, has also expressed a desire to join the army. Read More

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