October 10, 2013 5:18:53 am
Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Rasoolan Bibi,the widow of Param Vir Chakra recipient Abdul Hamid.
Modi presented a shawl to Rasoolan Bibi,who blessed him to (be able to) serve the nation and do good for the people of the country,an official press release here said.
Bibi,a resident of Ghazipur of Uttar Pradesh,and her two children had come here to meet Modi,it said.
Bibi said that she had heard Modis speech at Rewari on the television,after which wanted to meet him.
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Abdul Hamid (1933-65),a soldier in the 4th Battalion,The Grenadiers of the Indian Army,died in the Khem Karan sector during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
He was posthumously awarded Indias highest military decoration,the Param Vir Chakra.
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