There is a shocking news about a bright young and valiant soldier of Garhwal Rifles sacrificing his life for the country in the line of duty yesterday while bravely fighting the Pakistan sponsored terrorists in strife torn Jammu and Kashmir. Ashish Singh Negi of 8 Garhwal Rifles was martyred in Jammu n Kashmir while bravely fighting the militants. Ashish Singh Negi hailed from Makku Jyulna village in Rudraprayag district of Garhwal Uttarakhand. Maintaining the legacy of valour, patriotism and immense courage young n highly enthusiastic Ashish Negi fought the anti nationals till the last but finally fell to the bullets of the terrorists. According to the lawmaker of Kedarnath Manoj Rawat who was shocked to hear the news of the sad demise of Ashish Singh of 8 Garhwal Rifles has in his facebook post paid his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and rich tributes to valiant Negi. He added : Maintaining the highest legacy of valour and higest courage withextreme patriotism young Ashish Negi laid down his life for the country in the line of duty. The entire country and Uttarakhand salutes this great hero n a dare devil. May lord Tungnath accord peace to his pious soul and enough courage to the bereaved family to bear this most irreperable loss. It may be recalled that till now the Indian army has killed more than 240 hard core terrorists sponsored, aided n abetted by coward Pakistan. But despite so much of action by brave Army troopers these obnoxious terrorists are still raising their heads in Jammu n Kashmir. The India Army is fully committed to crush these anti national elements tothe fullest. Jai Hind.
Sunil Negi is a senior journalist and president of Uttarakhand Journalists Forum ( Regd). He usually writes on socio political subjects and have been contributing articles in print media for the last several years. Mr. Sunil Negi had been felicitated by All India Achievers conference's Pride of India and excellence awards apart from several other recognitions. He has translated a book on ecological disaster of Uttarakhand of June 2013 and edited and published two editions of Uttaranchal's Who's Who.