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From dabbawalas to students, India prays for miracle Siachen soldier

After being miraculously rescued from under 35 feet of snow, Indian citizens have joined hands in praying for Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who has been in a coma since his rescue on Tuesday.

india Updated: Feb 10, 2016 17:47 IST
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Siachen Glacier
Hubli : Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad's mother and wife at their home in Hubli. Hanumanthappa, who is being treated at Army hospital in Delhi, was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days .(PTI Photo)

After being miraculously rescued from under 35 feet of snow after an avalanche in the Siachen glacier region, Indian citizens have joined hands in praying for Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who has been in a coma since his rescue on Tuesday.

Mumbai’s famous dabbawalas of Mumbai pray for well being of Siachen survivor Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad. (ANI Photo)
Youth Congress members join hands in prayer in Bhopal. (ANI photo)
Prime minister Narendra Modi with Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh and head of the medical team in the ward at a ward of Army’s Research and Referral Hospital where Lance Naik Koppad is being treated. The PM had tweeted that he was going to see the Lance Naik with “the prayers of the entire nation”. (PTI Photo)
Students take part in a candlelight vigil for the Indian soldiers who died in an avalanche at the Siachen Glacier, in Jammu. (REUTERS)
Mumbai’s iconic dubbawalas hold up signs proclaiming their support for Koppad. The Lance Naik was trapped under 35 feet of snow for nearly six days before his miraculous rescue. (ANI Photo)
School students pay tributes to the Siachen avalanche martyrs in Ahmedabad. (PTI Photo)

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