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  • Tuesday, August 9, 2011

    Brigadier Gurdial Singh Sidhu, AVSM

    Remembering Brigadier Gurdial Singh Sidhu, AVSM: Few Glimpses by Brig M R Narayanan, VSM (Retd)
    I had the privilege of serving under Brig Gurdial Singh Sidhu during the 1971 operations in the Eastern Sector when hewas the CSO 4 Corps. I was then a major posted to 4 Corps Sig Regt. I distinctly recall the first meeting in his office in early Sep 1971 attended by all OsC of the integral Corps units andComdrs Sigs of the Corps fmns.
    The Corps HQ had moved just a week before to the op location in Tripura near Agartala. The signal comn infrastructure available was primitive and 4 Corps Signals had a huge task on hand. The meeting lasted for about an hour; it was all about the Corps operational plan and the signal comn build up and challenges. Brig Sidhu appeared to be cool and composed but towards the end he showed his no-nonsense attitude when he made it clear what he expected from each one of us.
    We are here to fight a War. I expect all of you to function as a team. I do not want any accusations or attempts to let down your sister units or your colleagues. Always remember that:
    i. Every communication channel has two ends. Never- ever complain about the other end; instead takeresponsibility for the other end too.
    ii. If a formation is out of comn for more than 24 hrs, I want your best people at the other end.
    Little did I realize then the remarkable power behind this mantra, "take responsibility for the other end", implying "give equal or greater importance to your lower formation end"... click here to read more