About the Researcher:
Avantika Lal completed her schooling from Springdales School. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College for Women and is a Gold Medalist in MA for the State of Punjab in Defence and Strategic Studies. She has done her M.Phil in South Asian Studies, SIS, JNU and specializes
in counterinsurgency operations of Pakistan and Sri Lankan armies. She is writing her Phd thesis on the same. Her areas of interest include military history, military strategy, tactics and field operation.She also holds Diploma of Proficiency in Pashto language.