Army jawan Mandeep martyred in Macchil, family members inconsolable

Mandeep's widow Prerna is a Head Constable with Haryana police and posted at Shahbad Markanda in Kurukshetra.

By: PTI | Kurukshetra | Published:October 29, 2016 2:52 pm
army, army jawan dead, jawan dead, mandeep army jawan, army jawan mandeep dead, pakistan ceasefire violation, army jawan dead in macchil, macchil firing, border tension, india news Several women from Aantehri village reached Mandeep’s house and tried to console his widow. (Source: ANI/Twitter)

A pall of gloom descended on the native village of Army jawan Mandeep, who was killed by terrorists in Macchil sector in Jammu and Kashmir yesterday. The family members of the 30-year-old martyr were inconsolable. Several women from Aantehri village here reached the martyr’s house today and tried to console Mandeep’s widow. The couple had got married two years ago, family members said.

Kurukshetra’s Deputy Commissioner Sumedha Kataria also visited the jawan’s home and offered her condolences. The martyr’s neighbours described him as a “go getter” who always had a smile on his face. Subhash, husband of the Sarpanch of the village, said Mandeep was a helpful person who always offered help to anyone who approached him in need.

Mandeep’s widow Prerna is a Head Constable with Haryana police and posted at Shahbad Markanda here. Mandeep’s sacrifice came within a week after Sushil Kumar (47), a BSF constable was martyred in Jammu district. He also hailed from Kurukshetra district and belonged to Pehowa town here.

Kumar was killed as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire, resorting to heavy shelling and firing from automatic weapons in several sectors along the International Border in Jammu district on October 24.

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    abdul
    Oct 29, 2016 at 10:48 am
    Heart felt condolence to the martyred brave soldiers. He who lost his live to safe guard the nation. Kashmir is an unresolved issue since independence. No Governments, International bodies are interested to resolve it. Those who are salient to weapons to us. Let’s check the history of our weapon import. In between 2011 to 2015 -14 % total import is to India and see coming five years it could be much more. India spending a lion share for its’ defense. America and Russia are very happy to see the Kashmir as now as this only help them to boost their struggling economy. In China too matter is same. India is a growing country and Kashmir issue significantly can slow down India’s growth. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; In 1947 When Kashmir accessed to India it was declared that U.N will take resolution on entire Jammu and Kashmir which includes stan occupied Kashmir (Azad Kashmir too). lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;With tears on cheeks, Widows of our brave soldiers face is sorrow for all of us. Same time Ministers and other political leaders using surgical strike as their victory and a political tool. Our Minister also loved to say/Compare RSS teaching with brave soldiers. One side political gain and other side each day we lose our courage’s fighters. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;The condition in Kashmir is also them same. Last 70 years the people of Jammu and Kashmir oppressed, no rights, freedom, restrictions, encounters, blinds, widows still there emerging there. Thousands of blinds are the visible example of their agitation for freedom. We cannot be blind anymore and cannot suffer more deaths of soldiers. Jammu and Kashmir issue to be resolved through with existing mechanism as per U.N resolution. lt;br/gt;stan has nothing to lose, as a country they are failure. But a strong military and nuclear weapon make them strong. India too have limitations to fight a brainless enemy like stan. Terrorist attacks in stan in more numbers and there is no safety and that country has no role world instead to be the doll in China’s hand and they are it ‘self a factory of terrorism.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Political leaders, Government to in our country to take strong and firm action against those evils and a right solution for Kashmiris long struggle where India can make significant improvement as a powerful country in the world just as Russia and America.
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      Tanveer Ashraf
      Oct 29, 2016 at 2:49 pm
      soldiers getting casualties at high rate moody being happy after fooling people for upcoming election...
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        Sreenivasan
        Oct 29, 2016 at 9:51 am
        For those who run the governments, it is fun. For soldiers on both the sides and for the general public dwelling near the border areas, it is nightmare, every second, every breath they take in. Those who are powerful enjoy 'Mini Diwali' etc. and engage in conspiracies targeting on only one thing, the votes, while people who stay far away from borders cheer the leaders on every death.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Why we should solve the disputes with stan ? Politics of the ruling elite in India and stan would not like to settle the issues. Because the import and foreign aid to procure weapons and war machineries will come down if the issues are resolved. Both the countries will be able to solve poverty, mal-nutrition, illiteracy, drinking water problems etc. by utilizing the money we can save if the disputes are settled. But they do not want it. Whenever there is an election round the corner, we will have a tensed border. Accusations will fly in the air free for all. Some of the soldiers will lay their lives on both sides of the border. National-flag-wrapped bodies will be displa to voters and speeches accusing the other side will decorate the headlines of newspapers and visual media will discuss the necessity of an immediate war in revenge, till the election is over. Some parties operating in these lines in India have started believing that Indian Army is something like Bajrang Dal or a group of Cow Protectors. These irresponsible politicians will take us to destruction, just because they have no other tricks in their bag to make sure that they get some votes.
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          Kim Sharma
          Oct 29, 2016 at 10:01 am
          Q: What should we call the leader who is responsible for the daily attacks on border and high mortality rate of Indian soldiers? A: a) Modi b) Bluffmaster c) Weakest Indian PM d) Unfit chowkidar of India e) a, b, c and d
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            Kim Sharma
            Oct 29, 2016 at 10:01 am
            Shamelessly Modi govt boasts of surgical strikes when they were preceded and is followed by recurring attacks on the border. One surgical strike can fool a typical BJP supporter, a confirmed moron like most of their ministers and CMs. Modi is the weakest Indian PM ever, an unfit chowkidar of the nation. Isn't the recurring, daily attacks on the border enough prove that the Modi govt is the worst Indian govt ever? Even this failure could have been condoned if the govt had performed at a moderate level on the economic front, at least.
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              Anis
              Oct 29, 2016 at 1:34 pm
              Why repent now? You chose him knowing what he was up to. Now you have to wait for your turn to show him the way out so that he goes back to his village and sells tea again. Chai Chai chai chai
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