There is a case to be made that despite being one of India's finest army chiefs, General Bipin Rawat is doing himself no favour by frequent media appearances.
Separatists have called for peaceful protests in Kashmir on Friday against the "inhuman act" of an Army officer tying a man to a jeep as a human shield against stone-pelters and then honouring him.
Arundhati Roy as human shield: Paresh Rawal was only providing trolls their routine fix of excitement
With his Twitter post on Arundhati Roy, Paresh Rawal, wittingly or unwittingly, has dragged himself into the ugly world of unintelligent trolls, reducing himself a bit in the process.
The award for Major Gogoi is seen as a backing of his action even as the Army maintained that an enquiry is underway in human shield row