Q. Operation Dudhi was recently seen in the news, is related to which of the following?
Operation WILEP: Under this, RPF takes action against the smuggling of wildlife, animal parts and forest products through rail.
Operation Ganga: Indian government’s evacuation mission from Ukraine.
Operation Vijay: Operation by the Military of India that led to the incorporation of Portuguese India (Goa, Daman, and Diu) into India.
Operation Dudhi: A team of 15 soldiers of the Assam Rifles’ 7th Battalion led by Naib Subedar Padam Bahadur Chhetri had on May 5, 1991, gunned down 72 Pakistan-trained extremists and captured 13 others at 14,000 ft in J&K. Two Assam Rifles soldiers died during the six-hour gun battle.
Recently, Assam Rifles felicitated the surviving soldiers of Operation Dudhi. The operation is marked as India’s most successful counter-insurgency operation which is conducted more than 30 years ago.
Source: The Hindu