LUCKNOW: Appreciating the brave soldiers of the country, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that whenever they were required to make supreme sacrifice for the country, they never hesitated. "This new India is a symbol of the new faith in the world and this new India is a symbol of the new faith in the world," the Chief Minister said at a function after honoring the brave soldiers and the kin of martyrs on the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' at the 'Sub Area Central Command' here on Saturday. The brave jawans stand ready to keep India's security, sovereignty, unity, and integrity are safe and intact.
He said, “Even on the global stage, the soldiers of India show their valor and valor for the establishment of peace and security. Our jawans always think about the country. Whenever he needed to make the supreme sacrifice, he never hesitated. Yogi said that the army also helped in dealing with various calamities in the country during peacetime. He told the soldiers of the country, "The tougher you are for the enemy, the more vulnerable you are during any calamity that may befall your country."
He said that he felt extremely proud to be associated with this program to honor brave soldiers, their families, and brave mothers. Yogi said, "Even after independence, the country had to grapple with the wars in 1947-48, 1962, 1971, and 1999 to keep India's security, unity, and integrity intact. On many other occasions also, the brave soldiers of India made an important contribution in protecting the independence of the country while maintaining its unity and integrity.
According to an official statement, on this occasion, the Chief Minister honored Param Vir Chakra winner Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey's father Gopi Chand Pandey, Kirti Chakra awardee Major Ashok Kumar Singh, Vir Chakra awardee Colonel Vimal Kishandas Baijal, Major Vishnu Swaroop Sharma, Shaheed Havaldar. Veer Nari Lakshmi Devi, wife of Kunwar Singh Chaudhary, Veer Nari Chandra Devi, wife of martyr Naik Raja Singh, Major Dhirendra Nath Singh, Brigadier Naveen Singh, Shaurya Chakra awardee Veer Nari Archana Kalia, wife of martyr Major Kamal Kalia, martyr Major Samir Ul Islam Fauzia Islam, wife of martyr Lt. Hari Singh Bisht, Shanti Bisht, Honorary Captain Chanchal Singh and Veer Nari Priyanka Rai, wife of Martyr Colonel Munindra Nath Rai were honored.
According to the statement, Veer Nari Kamini Singh, wife of martyr Wing Commander Prithvi Singh Chauhan of Uttar Pradesh who was martyred in the line of duty during the last year, Veer Nari Ranjit Kaur, wife of martyr Sepoy Suraj Singh and Veer Nari, wife of martyr Sepoy Santosh Yadav. Dharmshala Devi was also honored.