“Satyapal Malik’s ‘revelation’ is a classic case of having the cake and eating it too”, Firstpost, April 23, 2023:
“Former Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik’s “explosive” interview to The Wire is in reality a damp squib. It exposes him more than his “opponents”. And with him is exposed the deeply entrenched Left-liberal (an oxymoron term otherwise) ecosystem whose disdain for the current dispensation at the Centre often makes it blind to India’s national interest, especially vis-à-vis Pakistan.
In an interview with journalist Karan Thapar, the former Governor said that the casualties at Pulwama happened because the Centre refused to provide aircraft to CRPF personnel stranded in Jammu as the national highway connecting it to Srinagar was closed due to snowfall.
It’s sheer opportunism on Malik’s part to come out in the open on the issue. For, he is an accused party. If one keeps aside the aircraft issue for a while, the fact of the matter is that the attack was carried out by a former Kashmiri stone-pelter, Adil Dar, whose activities were known to the police and other security agencies….”
Read the full article at Firstpost.com