Raashi Bhatia

Raashi Bjatia is a social entrepreneur and a former journalist from India. She is the Co-Founder of a non-profit organization called Business Alternatives for Peace, Action and Reconstruction (BAPAR) based in New Delhi. Through her initiative, Raashi aims to build peace and bring about stability and development by encouraging entrepreneurship among locals in the conflict regions of India. She is an alumni of the Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi and is currently pursuing her Masters in Security Studies with the Center of Security Studies, Georgetown University.

This essay focuses on analyzing the different human security threats present in the region followed by an analysis of the traditional policy approach followed by the government.

This article thus aims to bring back to light India’s national security policies following the 2008 Mumbai attacks.