Agra. A year ago, on 8 December 2021, the helicopter of the country’s first CDS Bipin Rawat crashed in Coonoor district of Tamil Nadu. Wing Commander Prithvi Singh Chauhan of Agra was also martyred in this. In this accident, 12 soldiers including CDS Rawat were martyred. This accident completed 1 year on Thursday. The relatives of the martyr are remembering the martyr with moist eyes, but no public representative or officer of Agra has even reached to console the old parents of the martyr. Due to this indifference, the parents of the martyr burst into tears.
Let us inform that on the day of the martyrdom of martyr Prithvi Singh Chauhan, CM Yogi Adityanath himself had also reached Agra to console his family. However, after completion of one year, the administrative officers and leaders of Agra have not even come to peep at his house on this occasion.
The promises were not fulfilled and the martyr did not get respect
Wing Commander Prithvi Singh’s parents are above 70 years of age. Old parents are helpless to give respect to their martyr son. Father Surendra Singh says that at that time the central and state government promised to rename the road, memorial, park, land and Bhagwan Talkies intersection in the name of martyr Prithvi Singh, in addition to the aid amount for the martyr. went. Till now only Rs 35 lakh has been given to the wife and Rs 15 lakh to the parents. While many promises remain incomplete.
Parents wept bitterly remembering their martyred son
Martyr’s father Surendra Singh and mother Sushila Devi narrated their ordeal on camera with moist eyes. His last wish is that his only martyr son can get his right while alive, which he was entitled to. The memorial, land, dependent job and their colony should be named after the martyr. However, due to the lethargic attitude of the administrative officials, the martyr has not yet received due respect.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 08, 2022, 18:23 IST