Indian Army had setup top secret unit "TSD" for cross border operations against Pakistan: Report

Indian Army had setup top secret unit

NEW DELHI - The TSD, a top secret Indian Army unit was set up by former army chief general VK Singh in 2010 in the aftermath of the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai.

The top secret unit carried out covert operations both within and outside the country.

The unit also faced allegations of trying to work against general VK Singh's successors - general Bikram Singh and general Dalbir Singh Suhag.

However, soon after the retirement of general Singh, the TSD was disbanded by the army and a board of officers recommended CBI inquiry against the unit for its operations.

It was later rejected by the government, keeping in mind the top secret operations done by the unit, including many against Pakistani positions to avenge the death of Indian troops.

The court martial proceedings against colonel Bakshi were called off on Thursday night as the members of the court martial felt that they cannot proceed against the officer due to noncompliance of Army rules.

Wife of Indian Army Colonel Huny Bakshi, former commanding officer of the top secret unit TSD formed for cross border operations after Mumbai attacks has alleged that two former Army Chiefs harassed us.

In an exclusive interview to Mail Today, Aparna Bakshi thanked the present army chief general Bipin Rawat for ensuring that her husband got a fair trial by the army court martial and for clarifying to the army fraternity that nobody was gunning after the former top spy.

"Needless to say, two past chiefs and an ex-army commander should look into their conscience and reflect on how they troubled not just my husband but me too. For writing to the minister of defence against the victimisation of my husband, they called me for a court of inquiry and the presiding officer threatened me with dire consequences," she said. She refused to name the two former chiefs and the army commander who were troubling the Bakshi family but said "everyone knows who they are".