1, It is likely to be domestically popular move. There is deep concern in
2, Perhaps it is a tactically prudent move.
on strategic issues, also if
3 It is financially a sound move by the Gov of India since the planes are less expensive.
4, It will be comforting to
5, It suits the non aligned image well.
The only down side is the US MIC is going to cry like a bunch of babies. "Why why why!!!" lol