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Veteran soldier’s 100th birthday celebrated

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Jalandhar, April 16, 2014
First Published: 09:51 IST(16/4/2014) | Last Updated: 09:52 IST(16/4/2014)

The Vajra Corps on Tuesday celebrated the 100th birthday of veteran soldier Kashmira Singh at his residence in Model Town.

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The wheelchair-bound veteran was greeted by a team of Vajra Corps led by General Officer Commanding (GOC)Lt Gen Ashwini Kumar Bakshi.

A birthday cake was cut by Kashmira Singh in presence of his family members. The GOC Vajra Corps presented him a memento and a shawl. Singh’s younger daughter Surinder Jaswal was present with her husband. Major Kashmira Singh participated in the 1947 Indo-Pak war, Indo-China war in 1962 and Indo-Pak War of 1965. He had an illustrious career spanning three decades.

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