Martyred Soldier’s Child Teaches Everyone The Meaning Of ‘Army’

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The three-year-old daughter of a martyred soldier is winning hearts over social media by explaining the true meaning of “army” as her father had explained to her. Naina’s father Major Akshay Girish Kumar was martyred in a terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir’s Nagrota in 2016.

In a video posted by Kumar’s mother, Meghna Girish, which has gone viral, Naina is graciously seen informing everyone the meaning of “Army”.

“Army is to make us love. Army is to fight with bad uncles. Army is to help us not get afraid. Army is some who does Jai Hind to everyone,” Naina can be heard saying

In the post, Naina’s grandmother wrote that “this random video captures innocence and faith. Love is an emotion. Her papa’s love for the Army and Countrymen also stays within her”.

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Two years after the death of her father, the little girl still remembers the life lessons her dad had taught her, making us all teary-eyed.


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The adorable gesture from a mere three-year-old is heartbreaking, but equally empowering, sending out the massage of strength and power. The post has garnered over 10,000 likes on Twitter.

This has led to Netizens sharing heartfelt wishes to the brave daughter:

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Major Akshay, the son of a former Indian Air Force pilot, and his family had lived in Kolkata and Pune before he was posted to Jammu and Kashmir. His grandfather too had retired as a colonel from the army, Republic World reports.

The martyr is survived by his wife Sangeeta Ravindran and their three-year-old daughter Naina who were at the army camp when the attack took place.

More power to you, girl!

Feature Image CreditMyNation Hindi

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