Kupwara, Aug 15: Indian Army’s 28 Rashtriya Rifles on Saturday felicitated families of fallen soldiers in a ceremony held here in Lolab area of the district.
A defense spokesperson in a statement issued here said, “To acknowledge the supreme sacrifices made by the martyred soldiers and to come in consonance with the ongoing efforts of assisting Awaam of Lolab valley, the unit reached out the families as redefine its concept of ‘Awam Ki Fauj’.”
The unit, as per the statement, approached the Veer Naris in the AoR.
“The grievances of Veer Naris were taken into consideration even as assured of all possible assistance in this hour of need,” the statement reads.
“Each of the Veer Naris was felicitated with a suitcase each amid due gratitude extended by the soldiers for their supreme sacrifices,” the statement reads.
Meanwhile, the Veer Naris were overwhelmed by the efforts of the unit and thanked the Army’s 28 RR for reaching out to them.