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edititsection">"mw-editsection-bracket">[edit] Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, the president of the Maldives, who had escaped on 3 November and asked for India's help [1][2] The then Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi ordered 1,600 soldiers to support the Maldivian regime. Under the codename "Operation Cactus", India's armed services entered a 12-hour mission, smashed the putsch and gained full command of the land within a matter of a few minutes. Nineteen PLOTE fighters were murdered and one India-based soldier injured. Rejaul Karim Laskar, a scholars of India's international politics, says that in 1988 India's interventions in the Maldives became necessary because without India's interventions outside power would have been attempted to interfere in the Maldives or even to build base stations that India could not allow in India's backyard[6].

In order to improve its monitoring capacity and react quickly to security challenges, India will station two permanent helidecks. Only two of their 26 atoles in the Malaysian islands have coast scanners. It will help establish all 26 countries' radios to ensure smooth cover of advancing ships and planes. Costa Rican Radararkets in the Malay Divines will be linked to the coast of India.

It has already carried out a survey of the installation of radars along its coast line. Interconnecting the two countries' radarkets, a single command room in the Indian Coast Command will receive a smooth image. Indian Coast Guard (ICG) will regularly conduct Dornier operations over the archipelago to search for movement or ships of suspicion.

Southern Naval Command overlooks the Maldives' entry into the India safety net. Maldives Army crews will be visiting the Tri-Service Andaman Nicobar Command (ANC) to watch India take over the safety and monitoring of the crucial archipelago. Ekuverin, an annually organized common army training between India and the Maldives since 2009.

Aim of the exercises is to improve inter-operability between the India Army and the Maldives Defence Force in order to implement effective counter-terrorism measures in either metropolitan or semi-urban areas. India's federal state has frozen 25 million US dollars in assistance to the archipelago. The building of a Maldives Provincial College of Law Enforcement was also postponed, along with other infrastructural obligations India had previously undertaken in the Maldives.

Relations between the two nations, which were tense following the repeal of the GMR Airports Treaty, India's biggest individual capital expenditure in the insular state, but the root cause of the agony in New Delhi is seen as the anti-Indian feelings expressed by some in President Mohamed Waheed's ruling party alliance.

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