IPKF

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IPKFIndian Peace Keeping Force
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Wijemuni was part of a naval guard of honor in July, 1987 when Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was visiting Colombo to sign the Indo-Lanka Peace Accord which led to the Indian Peace Keeping Force being stationed in Sri Lanka's north and east provinces as part of India's efforts to mediate in Sri Lanka's separatist civil war at the time.
Another plucky soldier, Honorary Captain P Dhayalan (retired) of 8 Engineer Regiment also sustained grave injuries in a mine blast in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, when he was with the Indian Peace Keeping Force in 1987 "We were on duty defusing mines laid by the LTTE in public places.
FORMER foreign minister Natwar Singh has said exprime minister Rajiv Gandhi took the decision to send Indian Peace Keeping Force to Sri Lanka without consulting his Cabinet or top officials.
He was also the First Secretary and Political Advisor to the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) in Sri Lanka.
The visit will take the army chief back to his first battlefield as the Indian Peace Keeping Force operation was one of the most defining moments of his career.
In fact, whatever foreign policy brownie points New Delhi did manage to garner with its Jaffna airdrop were later set at naught with the Indian Peace Keeping Force embroiled in a long, bloody and messy entanglement in trying to resolve Colombo's decades-old internal conflict with the LTTE.
This was reportedly done at India's insistence so that any probe would not cover the Indian Peace Keeping Force, which was deployed in Sri Lanka during 1987- 1990.
The state-of-art monument spread over an area of approximately 40 acres is dedicated to soldiers who laid down their lives defending the nation during Sino-Indian war in 1962, Indo-Pak wars in 1947, 1965 and 1971, Indian Peace Keeping Force Operations in Sri Lanka and in the Kargil Conflict in 1999.
Thereafter, High Commissioner in the presence of other officials of the High Commission laid a wreath to honour the memory of fallen soldiers of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) in a solemn ceremony at the IPKF memorial in Colombo.
The movie shows the Indian Peace Keeping Force ( IPKF) as victims.
A little more than two years after joining the Rajputana Rifles in 1985, he won a reputation for bravery as the Indian Peace Keeping Force took on Prabhakaran's Tigers in Sri Lanka's jungles.
The state-of-art monument spread over an area of approximately 40 acres dedicated to soldiers who laid down their lives defending the nation during Sino-Indian war in1962, Indo-Pak wars in 1947, 1965 and 1971, Indian Peace Keeping Force Operations in Sri Lanka and in the Kargil Conflict in 1999.