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Sardar Patel & the commander-in-chief

Was going through SK Kripalanl ICS ‘ book. Those were the days of partition. Some muslims had set up a machine gun nest atop a printing press.

‘The Sardar then ruled that military force must be used. He ordered me to fetch the c-in-c….I advised the General to come immediately”.The Sardar wanted the Faiz Bazar nuisance abated at once. The general whimpered about availability of troops for the job.But the Sardar, always a man of few words,said, that he expected  his instructions to be carried out. They were. The machine gun was wiped out

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