Henderson Brooks–Bhagat Report
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The Henderson Brooks-Bhagat report, also referred to as the Henderson Brooks report, is the report of an analysis (Operations Review) of the Sino-Indian War of 1962. Its authors are officers of the Indian armed forces. They are Lieutenant-General Henderson Brooks and Brigadier P S Bhagat, commandant of the Indian Military Academy at the time.
The report continues to be classified by the Indian Government, as of August 2013. In April 2010, India's Defence Minister A.K. Antony told Parliament that the report could not be declassified because its contents “are not only extremely sensitive but are of current operational value." 
The report is said to be openly critical of the Indian political and military structure of the time, as well as of the execution of operations. The committee of Henderson-Brooks had submitted its report to Government in April 1963 but Government refuses to make it public.
Author Neville Maxwell has published what he claims are summaries of the report. While this has not been verified by comparisons with the (still classified) text, it has been accepted as a reasonable summary by the Indian media. Another extract of Indo-China war makes interesting reading.
As of Feb 2008, MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar has requested the report to be declassified in the National Security interest, This has been declined by the defense Minister A K Antony. He has quoted that the same would not be released "considering the sensitivity of information contained in the report and its security implications"
This request to declassify report was repeated by senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on 21 October 2012.
- Declassification law on official documents needs review, says committee Murali Krishnan, Nerve News, 
- The ghost of 1962, by Venkatesan Vembu, Daily News & Analysis, 2 May 2010, 
- How the East Was Lost, Neville Maxwell, Rediff Online
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