Their search has been going on for 36 years. It is a matter of shock and shame that the Government of India has not done much to help the families of Indian defence personnel who were captured as Prisoners of War in the 1971 war.

What makes it doubly tragic was that India was quick to release more than 90,000 Pakistani POWs after that same war which ended on December 16, 1971.

Spare a thought for the families of the 54 missing Indian POWs. Just imagine that a generation has grown up not knowing where their fathers are. I found a detailed article on this tragic issue in India Together.

There are so many of us from India who blog. Can we all have an item on this story on or before December 16, 2007 – 36 years after the war ended and the troubled times for these families began?