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Army chief to visit Lance Naik Sudhakar's family on Jan 18

PTI  Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh, January 16, 2013
First Published: 13:01 IST(16/1/2013) | Last Updated: 13:03 IST(16/1/2013)

Army chief general Bikram Singh would pay a visit to the family members of martyr Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh at his native Dadhiya village in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh on January 18.

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Minister of state for defence Jitendra Singh would also accompany general Singh, official sources said in Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday.

A special team of Army has already reached here to prepare for the General's trip, they said.

On January 8, the two soldiers – Lance Naiks Sudhakar Singh and Hemraj Singh were killed near the LoC by Pakistani troops. The jawans belonged to 13 Rajputana Rifles.

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