A national seminar on “Conflict in Kashmir : Challeges Ahead” was organised to focus on the role of Armed Forces and the possible future challenges they would face in dealing with Kashmir issue.
Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, University of Madras and Headquarters Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka & Kerala Area, Chennai came together to organise this seminar. The event was presided over by Maj Gen NS Jamwal, the officiating General Officer Commanding of the ATNK&K Area. The keynote address was delivered by Lt Gen Prakash Menon who has commanded several elite forces in sensitive areas in J&K region. Prof JAK Tareen, Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University delivered a special address on the issue. The inaugural session was followed by a panel discussion chaired by Maj Gen Rajavelu, Deputy Commandant, Officers Training Academy, Chennai.
The panelists have served in various capacities in Kashmir and, thus, brought credibility to the discussion.