Following within the footsteps of her husband Main Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, who laid down his life in Pulwama, Nitika Kaul on Saturday donned the Military uniform with commander of the Military’s northern command Lt Gen Y Okay Joshi piping stars on her shoulders at a ceremony held on the Officers Coaching Academy in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Military Main Main Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal martyred in the February 2019 encounter with JeM terrorists in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir. She formally joined the Indian Military as Lieutenant Nikita Kaul Dhoundiyal.
The PRO Udhampur, Ministry of Defence shared the temporary video on its official Twitter deal with, drawing spontaneous praises for Kaul and the Military.
“#MajVibhutiShankarDhoundiyal, made the Supreme Sacrifice at #Pulwama in 2019, was awarded SC (P). As we speak his spouse @Nitikakaul dons #IndianArmy uniform; paying him a befitting tribute. A proud second for her as Lt Gen Y Okay Joshi, #ArmyCdrNC himself pips the Stars on her shoulders!,” the PRO Udhampur wrote on twitter.
“You understand why that is necessary as a result of the Military by no means leaves its households alone even when the soldier is just not there. For him to be there and assist a veer nari who was married to a brother officer & now adorns the uniform herself, speaks quantity in regards to the Military Values & Code of conduct,” a netizen Swapnil Pandey, who was amongst 1000’s who seen the tweet, stated.
A number of others additionally praised Kaul and certainly one of them wrote “…what a befitting tribute to the late husband. Actually inspirational story.”
Main Dhoundiyal laid down his life preventing terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama and was awarded Shaurya Chakra (posthumously) for his sacrifice for the nation.
Six months after the demise of her husband, Nikita cleared the Quick Service Fee (SSC) examination and the Companies Choice Board (SSB) interview and was commissioned at Officers Coaching Academy (OTA) at Chennai for her coaching.
Main Dhoundiyal, the resident of Dehradun, was amongst 4 Military males who have been killed within the encounter with JeM terrorists in Pulwama district. They killed–JeM commander Kamran–the mastermind of February 14 terror assault on CRPF convoy through which 40 jawans have been killed.
Praising the Main for sacrificing his life for the nation and the individuals he had by no means met, Nikita had stated: “I’m actually proud. All of us love you. The way in which you’re keen on everyone seems to be completely completely different since you sacrificed your life for the individuals who you could have by no means met, however nonetheless you determined to present your life for them.”
“You might be such a courageous man. I’m very honoured to have you ever as my husband. I am going to love you until my final breath. I owe my life to you. Sure, it is hurting that you just’re leaving however I do know you’ll at all times be round”, she had stated.