By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
November 22, 2020 3:32:47 am
Kanika Kaustubh RaneOver two years after Major Kaustubh Rane (29) was killed in Kashmir, his spouse, Kanika Kaustubh Rane, accomplished her coaching on the Indian Army’s Officers Training Academy in Chennai, and can now be becoming a member of the Indian Army.
Rane, whose household lived on Mira Road, was killed in August 2018 with three different Indian troopers — rifleman Hameer Singh (28), rifleman Mandeep Singh (26), each from Uttarakhand, and Vikramjeet Singh (25) from Haryana. They died in an try and foil an infiltration bid near the Line of Control near Gurez Sector in Bandipora district, about 125 km from Srinagar.
In a video shared by the Defence PRO Mumbai on Saturday, Lieutenant Kanika Rane stated, “I would not say it was an easy choice…But I knew that had our places been switched, he would have also done the same for me. I am here to fulfill his objectives and the dreams he has left behind by being in his place.”
Major Kaustubh Rane, who was earlier in Garhwal Rifles, was moved to 36 Rashtriya Rifles, and had accomplished six years of service in Army. He is survived by his dad and mom, his spouse Kanika and their younger son Agastya. At an investiture ceremony held earlier this 12 months in Udhampur, Kanika had collected a gallantry award on behalf of her husband.
Training, Kanika Rane stated, required extra psychological energy than bodily endurance. “If you have mental strength and stamina, you can overcome anything. I had never even run 100 metres before coming here, and now I am running 40 km…” she stated.Two hundred and thirty officer cadets — 181 males and 49 ladies — handed out from the Officers Training Academy in Chennai on Saturday.
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