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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.


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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