He was always criticized by the government and regularly protested and opposed orders.
He tried to maintain the dignity of the Indian army and always tried to resist political pressure. It is often reported that he threatened to resign when the government intervened in the army.
2019 Film director Megna Gulzar announced the release of a film starring Samo Manshaw with Vicki Kaushal in the title role.
2008 On June 27, He died of acute bronchopneumonia – a form of pneumonia – at Wellington Military Hospital in Tamil Nadu.
A few days before his death, former Indian President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam went to visit him at the military hospital where Sam was lying.
After his death, many groups in society were unhappy that a very modest funeral was held in Manekshaw. People were outraged that the last rites took place in Tamil Nadu, and not in New Delhi. People are reportedly annoyed that it was a shame for his farm. Neither the prime minister, nor the president of India, nor the army commander attended the funeral. People demanded that he hold a large funeral, given his contribution to the country.
2008 December 16 Former Indian President Pratibha Patil issued a postage stamp depicting Manekshaw in the form of a street marshal.
2009 On October 27, the Statue of Sam Manekshaw was unveiled near the infantry headquarters on the day of the infantry.
2014 On April 3, to mark the 100th birthday of Sam Manekshaw, former army commander General Bikram Singh unveiled his statue in the Manekshaw Hall in New Delhi. He is also credited with “building a country in the form of a 13-day peace in Bangladesh in 1971”.