New Delhi: India’s main sportspersons, together with cricket captain Virat Kohli and former soccer skipper Bhaichung Bhutia, have paid tributes to the 20 Military personnel killed throughout a conflict with Chinese language troops in jap Ladakh.
The conflict on the Galwan valley was the largest Indo-China army confrontation in over 5 a long time and escalated the unstable border standoff within the area.
Kohli provided his condolences to the households of deceased Indian troopers and wrote on Twitter: “Salute and deepest respect to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect our country in the Galwan Valley. No one is more selfless and brave than a soldier. Sincere condolences to the families. I hope they find peace through our prayers at this difficult time.”
Salute and deepest respect to the troopers who sacrificed their lives to guard our nation within the Galwan Valley. NO one is extra selfless and courageous than a soldier. Honest condolences to the households. I hope they discover peace by way of our prayers at this troublesome time. 🙏
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 17, 2020
His white ball deputy Rohit Sharma additionally mourned the demise of the troopers.
Rohit paid tribute to the “real heroes” and mentioned: “Salute to our REAL HEROES who laid their lives protecting and honouring our border. May god give their families utmost strength #GalwanValley.”
Salute to our REAL HEROES who laid their lives defending and honouring our border. Might god give their households utmost energy #GalwanValley
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) June 17, 2020
Quick-bowler Ishant Sharma wrote on Twitter: “A big salute to our bravehearts who have been fighting for our motherland day and night, only to protect us. My condolences and prayers to the family! Om Shanti!#indiachinastandoff.”
A giant salute to our bravehearts who’ve been preventing for our motherland day and evening, solely to guard us. My condolences and prayers to the household! Om Shanti! 🙏 #indiachinastandoff
— Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) June 17, 2020
Former opener Virender Sehwag additionally reacted on Twitter: “Heartfelt condolences to Col. Santosh Babu who made the supreme sacrifice in action at the Galwan Valley. At a time when the world is dealing with a serious pandemic, this is the last thing we need. I hope Cheeni sudhar jaayein.”
Heartfelt condolences to Col. Santosh Babu who made the Supreme Sacrifice in motion on the#GalwanValley . At a time, when the world is coping with a critical pandemic, that is the very last thing we want. I hope Cheeni sudhar jaayein. pic.twitter.com/PlvE9WStEY
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 16, 2020
Former all-rounder Yuvraj Singh mentioned: “I salute the courage of our Indian soldiers who have been martyred at #GalwanValley. All these atrocities must stop and hope we can have a peaceful world where human life is valued. My thoughts are with the bereaved families, I pray for their strength.”
I salute the braveness of our Indian troopers who’ve been martyred at #GalwanValley
All these atrocities should cease and hope we are able to have a peaceable world the place human life is valued.
My ideas are with the bereaved households, I pray for his or her energy 🙏🏻
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 16, 2020
Former pacer Irfan Pathan tweeted: “We will always be indebted to our jawans of #IndianArmy who lost their lives in #GalwanValley #JaiHind.”
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) June 16, 2020
Bhutia, who has additionally dabbled in politics, termed the assault a “planned one”.
“China had requested all its residents to depart India few weeks again. The killing of our troopers in LAC was a I believe a deliberate one.
“We utterly condemn this cowardly act of China. Indian Govt ought to take sturdy mandatory motion and never bow right down to Chinese language aggression,” Bhutia wrote on the micro-blogging website.
China had requested all its residents to depart India few weeks again. The killing of our troopers in LAC was a I believe a deliberate one. We utterly condemn this cowardly act of China. Indian Govt ought to take sturdy mandatory motion and never bow right down to Chinese language aggression pic.twitter.com/PToDa61mLv
— Bhaichung Bhutia (@bhaichung15) June 17, 2020
Olympic bronze medal successful duo of wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and shuttler Saina Nehwal and cricketer Shikhar Dhawan had been additionally among the many notable athletes to pay tributes.
लद्दाख में गलवान घाटी में चीन के सैनिकों के साथ झड़प में भारतीय सेना के तीन जवान शहीद होने का समाचार मन को व्यथित करने वाला है। भारत मां और सीमा की रक्षार्थ शहीद हुए जवानों को शत शत नमन एवं परिवारजनों के प्रति संवेदनाएं। @narendramodi pic.twitter.com/GiID9v5WQg
— Yogeshwar Dutt (@DuttYogi) June 16, 2020
I salute the Indian military 🇮🇳💪..I salute the Indian troopers who had been martyred at #GalwanValley ..My coronary heart goes out to the households of those courageous troopers..🙏 #JaiHind @IndINDIANARMY pic.twitter.com/L31a3YGlcS
— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) June 16, 2020
A sacrifice that may by no means be forgotten by the nation. Heartfelt condolences to the household and family members of the Indian Military officer and the 2 troopers. Saluting your bravery, Jai Hind! 🇮🇳 #GalwanValley pic.twitter.com/Kk2Wt0WdSs
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) June 16, 2020
(With Company Inputs)
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