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Colonel Babu was native of Suryapet, about140 Km from the state capital Hyderabad.
Updated on Jun 15, 2021 05:47 PM IST
PTI | , Suryapet
- His mother said she was not at all happy to receive the news that her son was conferred Maha Vir Chakra. “I expected the top medal, not this,” she said.
Updated on Jan 25, 2021 11:42 PM IST
By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, Hyderabad
- PM Modi, who travelled to Ladakh soon after the clash, had paid glowing tributes to the bravery of soldiers, telling them that India's enemies had seen their "fire and fury".
Updated on Jan 11, 2021 12:49 PM IST
Earlier in June , Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao had appointed Santoshi as a Group-I officer during a visit to Suryapet town to see the family Col Santosh Babu.
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 04:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Sabir Hussain
Amid slogans of “Colonel Santosh Amar Rahe” by thousands of people assembled there, his father Upender lit the pyre at around noon. The army jawans from 16 Bihar regiment gave a gun salute to the departed soldier.
Updated on Jun 18, 2020 04:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi