Good soldier, Bad soldier

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The soldier that is caught and is stoic is a hero. The soldier that complained about runny dal is booted out.
The soldier’s wife that stood strongly by the dead body is a hero. The soldier’s daughter that called for peace got rape threats.
The soldiers that are blown up and can never talk are heroes. The soldiers that demanded pension are enemies of the state.
The only ones that make money off soldiers are politicians and ‘defence analysts’.
The only ones who glorify soldiers to the point where their sacrifice seems like a sacred duty are murderers.
The soldier took an oath to save you. You take an oath to save the soldier. Call for peace, don’t tell us how brilliant Indian military strategy is.