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The wife of the soldier killed in Pulwama joins the army; Lieutenant General Joshi puts stars on his shoulders | India News


JAMMU: Following in the footsteps of her husband, Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, who gave his life in Pulwama, Nitika Kaul dressed in army uniform on Saturday with the army’s northern command commander, Lt. Gen. YK Joshi, sporting stars. on his shoulders at a ceremony held at the Officer Training Academy in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
PRO Udhampur, Ministry of Defense, shared the short video on its official Twitter account, generating spontaneous praise for Kaul and the Army.
“#MajVibhutiShankarDhoundiyal, performed the Supreme Sacrifice at #Pulwama in 2019, was awarded SC (P). Today his wife @Nitikakaul wears a #IndianArmy uniform; paying him a worthy tribute. A proud moment for her, as Lt. Gen. YK Joshi, #ArmyCdrNC himself, puts the stars on his shoulders!
Major Dhoundiyal gave his life fighting terrorists in Pulwama of Jammu and Kashmir and was awarded Shaurya Chakra (posthumously) for his sacrifice for the nation.

“You know why this is important because the Army never leaves their families alone, even if the soldier is not there. That he is there and supports a veer nari who was married to an official brother and now adorns the uniform herself, speaks a lot about the values ​​and the code of conduct of the Army ”, said a netizen Swapnil Pandey, who was among the thousands who saw the tweet: said.
Several others also praised Kaul and one of them wrote “… what a fitting tribute to the late husband. Truly inspiring story. ”

Times of India