Army to pay tribute to martyr Capt Mridul Sharma on martyrdom day

The Indian Army is all set to observe the martyrdom day of Captain Mridul Sharma of Hamirpur who had laid down his life while fighting with Pakistani mercenaries on January 1, 2004, in Jammu and Kashmir.

Capt Mridul Sharma displayed courage and unyielding fighting spirit and laid down his life for the nation. He was awarded the Sena Medal (Gallantry) for his act of bravery and supreme sacrifice.

In order to observe the martyrdom day of Capt Sharma, a team of five jawans/officers of the 514 AD regiment of the army are giving new look to his statue installed at the Gandhi Chowk area of the town.

Subedar Srimanta Bose who is leading the team said that the jawans would return to their regiment after the main function on January 1. He said that Captain Sharma was a great worrier and had done a lot for the nation.

People of the town are appreciating the work of the army jawans in giving a new look to the Shaheed Mridul Park and the statue on the occasion of his martyrdom day.

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