BATLA HOUSE: An Encounter That Shook the Nation (Paperback )– by Karnal Singh

BATLA HOUSE: An Encounter That Shook the Nation (Paperback )– by Karnal Singh

BATLA HOUSE: An Encounter That Shook the Nation (Paperback )– by Karnal Singh

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Rupa Publications India (10 September 2020); Rupa Publications India, 7/16, Ansari Road, New Delhi 110002
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 220 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 939026037X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9390260379
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 200 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 14 x 1.4 x 21.6 cm
  • Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ India


September 2008: A series of ghastly bomb blasts shakes Delhi. Following investigations, a special cell of Delhi Police raids Flat no. 108 in Batla House. The instructions for the team were clear: Raid the flat and catch the suspected terrorists alive. What followed, however, was an encounter that stirred a political storm, instigated a witch-hunt, divided public opinion and remains a raging controversial topic in the media even today. Karnal Singh, the officer who spearheaded the operations in Batla House, narrates a mesmerizing minute-by-minute account of the chain of events leading up to the encounter that shook the nation. Weaving together inputs by the Intelligence Bureau (IB), multiple strands of events in various Indian cities, the labyrinth of information by local intelligence and informers, Singh creates an intriguing tale of an encounter that marked the beginning of the end of the obscure and dreaded Indian Mujahideen (IM)

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