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Opinion | Aaj ki Baat Sep 25 episode: Let us all salute our brave hero of 2016 surgical strike, who made a supreme sacrifice

Sandeep Singh's widow vowed that she would make their five-year-old son a brave soldier to follow in the footsteps of  his father. 

Written by: Rajat Sharma, New Delhi [ Published on: September 26, 2018 14:18 IST ]

Aaj Ki Baat - Rajat Sharma ke Saath airs Monday to Friday, 9 PM

 

Lance Naik Sandeep Singh of 4 Para Commandos (Special Services) , one of the heroes of Indian army's surgical strike that took place in 2016 in Pak Occupied Kashmir, gave his supreme sacrifice in a counter-infiltration operation in Kupwara sector on Sunday morning. He killed three terrorists, before he died of gunshot wounds. In all, five terrorists were eliminated.

A brave army commando, his mortal remains were brought to his native village in Gurdaspur district of Punjab, where the final rites were done with state honours. India is proud of such a gallant hero.

Even in the face of such adversity, it was his mother who lent her shoulder to her son's coffin. Sandeep Singh's widow vowed that she would make their five-year-old son a brave soldier to follow in the footsteps of  his father. 

I admire the courage of the commando's family which showed tremendous conviction in the face of such a big loss. This, in essence, is the strength of our armed forces. Never say die. Brave men like Sandeep strike fear in the hearts of our enemies, and it because of our brave heroes that we can sleep in peace. 

The nation salutes this brave hero for his heroic deeds.

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India’s Number One and the most followed Super Prime Time News Show ‘Aaj Ki Baat – Rajat Sharma Ke Saath’ was launched just before the 2014 General Elections. Since its inception the show is redefining India’s super prime time and is numerically far ahead of its contemporaries.

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