Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 17, 2020 while addressing several Chief Ministers through video conference paid homage to the martyrs who fought the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) aggression at LAC. He categorically stated that though India wants peace, it is capable of giving a befitting reply to any aggression. The phrases he used for describing the martyrdom of Indian soldier were – wo maarte maarte mara hai. He said that the country will feel proud for the fact that Indian soldiers died while killing the enemies.
Here is the video tweeted by ANI that captures the statement of the Prime Minister.
— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2020
It is heartening to note that many members belonging to the family of martyrs have echoed the same sentiment even while grieving for their personal loss.
Words by the mother of Martyr Col. Santosh Babu is melting the hearts of Indians.
Mother of braveheart Indian Army Officer Col. Santosh Babu – Manjula ji: ‘I feel sad that I lost my only son but at the same time feel proud that my son sacrificed his life for the nation.’ ??? pic.twitter.com/e4gwONqWOk
— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) June 16, 2020
India is showing solidarity with the forces and the government, as the information and analyses suggest that the brave soldiers of the Bihar Regiment of the Indian Army put their lives at stake to defend India’s sovereignty while inflicting heavy casualty on the other side.