Who was RAW chief in 1971?

Rameshwarnath Kao (10 May 1918 – 20 January 2002) was an Indian spymaster and the first chief of India’s external intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) from its founding in 1968 to 1977.

Did 93000 Pakistani soldiers surrender?

On 16 December 1971, 93,000 Pakistani military and govt officials surrendered before Indian Army, ending the Bangladesh Liberation War that began on 3 December.

Who played major role in 1971 war?

NEW DELHI: The Indian Army on Wednesday showcased at the Republic Day parade the Centurion tank, PT-76 tank, 75/24 Pack howitzer and OT-62 TOPAZ armoured personnel carrier that played a major role in defeating Pakistan in the 1971 war.

How many is Pakistan were trained by RAW during the 1971 war?

1 lakh East Pakistanis
The RAW trained over 1 lakh East Pakistanis, who led the country to freedom with assistance from the Indian military.

Who is current RAW chief?

chief Samant Kumar Goel
The Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet has extended the tenure of Research & Analysis Wing (RAW) chief Samant Kumar Goel and Intelligence Bureau (IB) head Arvinda Kumar by one year, stated an official order issued on May 27.

Is 1971 a true story?

1971 is a 2007 Indian Hindi-language war drama film directed by Amrit Sagar, and written by Piyush Mishra and Amrit Sagar, based on a true story of prisoners of war after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. The film features an ensemble cast of Manoj Bajpayee, Ravi Kishan, Piyush Mishra, Deepak Dobriyal and others.

Which countries helped Pakistan in 1971 war?

Approximately 93,000 Pakistani servicemen were taken prisoner by the Indian Army, which included 79,676 to 81,000 uniformed personnel of the Pakistan Armed Forces, including some Bengali soldiers who had remained loyal to Pakistan….Supported by:

  • United States.
  • United Kingdom.
  • China.
  • Iran.
  • Jordan.
  • Ceylon.
  • Saudi Arabia.
  • Libya.

Who is Tiger in RAW?

Ravindra Kaushik (11 April 1952 – November 2001) was a Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) operative. Famously known as Black Tiger, he is believed to be one of India’s best spies ever….

Ravindra Kaushik
Other names Black Tiger
Alma mater University of Karachi
Known for spying for R&AW
Criminal charge(s) Espionage

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