Bride turns widow in eight weeks; Jammu Martyr’s wife in Shambles


26 year old Jawan hailing from Fazilka village in Punjab died of mysterious gunshot on the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The initial reports revealed that the jawan was hit by a bullet, adding, “it was a suicide or he died in cross border firing is yet to be ascertained.”, army siad in a press conference.


Malkit Singh, brother of martyr recieved a phone call on friday morning conveying that he has been injured in shelling in Jammu. Soon after, he recieved another call from Army headquarters saying that he succumbed to his injuries. His body wrapped in Indian Flag will reach his native village today.

While parents are filled with pride over the supreme sacrifice of son, the wife is in utter shock. His newly wed bride couldn’t hold back her tears.

Kulwant got married on 2 Feburary 2017, and was called for duty in Srinagar on 4th March.

Kulwant joined the Armed forces in 2009. His father, Gurdeep Singh and brother Malkit are daily wagers in Fazilka.

“A jawan identified as Sepoy Kulwant Singh was mysteri
ously found dead this morning in Chapragali area of Balakote sector near LoC in Poonch,” sources had said.

It is yet not clear how and what actually happened.