J&K Border woes: Amidst pool of tears, a father dawns the role of a son


Pari’s father, Rakesh Kumar attends last rites of father

JAMMU: Amidst rising tensions at India Pak border, a family got destroyed. While pari is struggling for her life in hospital, his father Rakesh Kumar went to his village Ramgarh to attend his father’s funeral, who died yesterday in mortar shelling.

Rakesh Kumar, himself got injured in the tragic incident wherein he lost his father Madha Singh, sister, and two nephews.


Ït is heartening to see ones daughter struggling for her life in the hospital, while ones father is on pyre. A father to a 14 month old, Rakesh Singh dawned the role of a son and performed the last rites of his father. Rakesh Singh is an Army Jawan who is currently posted in Mamoon.

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He had come to Ramgarh on a leave following the festive season. The family celebrated diwali with much hullabaloo, but the happiness didn’t last long.

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