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Military Veterans to Modi: 'Dissent is Not Treason… It is the Essence of Democracy' - The Wire

“What is happening in our country today strikes at all that the armed forces, and indeed our constitution, stand for.” Representative image credit: PTI. A group of 114 veterans of the Indian armed forces have written an open letter to the prime ...and more »

'Not in My Name': 114 Military Veterans Write to PM Modi Against Lynchings - News18

The letter, dated July 30, also expressed concerns over “clampdown” on free speech and the “climate of fear”. The letter, which was also sent to chief ministers of all states, has been signed by 114 armed forces veterans. CNN-News18. Updated:July 31 ...and more »

Indian veterans decry targeting of minorities - Aljazeera.com

More than 100 Indian military veterans have condemned the targeting of Muslims and low-caste Dalits over suspicions of beef consumption and cattle slaughter in an open letter to Narendra Modi, India's prime minister. The letter sent to Modi and state ...and more »

Veterans: dissent not treason - Calcutta Telegraph

New Delhi, July 30: Several military veterans have told the Prime Minister and chief ministers in an open letter that "dissent is not treason; in fact, it is the essence of democracy". "We can no longer look away. We would be doing a disservice to our ...and more »

114 Armed Forces Veterans Write to PM Modi, Say 'Can no Longer Look Away' - India.com

New Delhi, July 31: In an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a group of 114 armed forces veterans have expressed their displeasure over the recent attacks on Muslims, Dalits and a “clampdown” on freedom of speech. Veterans from all the three ...and more »

Military veterans write to PM Modi condemning attacks on Muslims, Dalits - Hindustan Times

The letter signed by retired army, naval and air force officers said prevalent atmosphere was against everything that the armed forces and the Constitution stood for. india Updated: Jul 31, 2017 10:06 IST. HT Correspondent Hindustan Times, New Delhi ...and more »

'Dissent isn't treason', over 100 Army veterans tell PM in letter - Times of India

NEW DELHI: "Dissent is not treason. In fact, it's the essence of democracy," say over 100 military veterans in an open letter to PM Narendra Modi and state chief ministers, while strongly condemning the targeting of Muslims and Dalits by violent mobs ...and more »

Military veterans write to PM against lynchings - The Indian Express

In the letter, which is also addressed to all chief ministers, the veterans highlight that the armed forces stand for “Unity in Diversity” and they were writing this letter “to protest against the current climate of fear, intimidation, hate and ...and more »

Dissent not treason, retd faujis tell Modi - The Tribune

As many as 114 retired Indian armed forces personnel have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Ministers of all states and Lieutenant-Governors of Union Territories, terming the recent developments in the country as “divisive ...and more »

114 veterans write to Narendra Modi, say can't look away from 'relentless vigilantism of self-appointed protectors ... - Firstpost

Over 100 veterans have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing their displeasure over recent attacks on minorities, according to media reports. The Hindu reported that the letter dated 30 July, 2017, also stated that the veterans backed the ...and more »