Soldiers Died For Nation, Don’t Cut Their Kids’ Education Fund: Navy Chief

Naval Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar appealed to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to reverse a government order that is attempting to limit educational reimbursement to children of martyred or disabled soldiers.

Admiral Lanba, who is also  Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee, wrote: “this small gesture would assure the families of our brave women and men that the nation cares for them and their sacrifices are truly appreciated by the government,” according to an NDTV report.

Lanba also added that these soldiers have made the supreme sacrifice for the country and this small contribution to their wards is recognition of their commitment to the country’s defence. Read More…

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