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The Challenge of being a Siachen Warrior | Ata Hasnain | TEDxYouth@MayoCollege
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Added Sep 30, 2016
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The biggest killer on either side of the battle line is not the enemy! Gen. Hasnain shares his experiences and what it takes to survive the most difficult battle zone on the planet.

Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM & BAR, the former Corps Commander of the Indian Army’s Srinagar based 15th Corps is also one of the most higly decorated officers who has experience of almost every turbulent spot where the Indian Army is deployed. He served in Sri Lanka, Punjab (during the militancy), North East India, Jammu & Kashmir and commanded his unit in the Siachen Glacier. He also served the United Nations in Rwanda and Mozambique. In 2010 he was assigned to Kashmir for the seventh time to lead the Army’s efforts to find peace. His achievements, through an innovative approach to sub conventional conflict. His leadership techniques famously titled — ‘Heart is My Weapon”, “Play Friend, Not God” and “Passion in the Heart & Fire in the Belly”, are considered new age mantras for the Army and other organizations.

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