A photo showing a mother bidding farewell to her soldier son leaving for his duty has gone viral on social media. She is seen wiping her tears behind a closed gate. It was shared by Lt. Gen Satish Dua (Retd ) and is receiving a lot of love from people across the country.
He also wrote an emotional caption to go with the tweet. “I lost my mother nearly three decades ago. I see her in every soldier’s mother. I see her in Mother India. Maa Tujhe Salaam,” read the caption of the post.
The post amassed over 32.6K likes and tons of comments from netizens.
“I don’t know how many times i had seen this pic but still whenever i see this i get goosebumps”, wrote a user in reply to the tweet.
“A zillion salutes to all mothers and Mother India. Jai Hind”, wrote another.
“This image should awaken us . The most powerful and emotional #MothersDay sight of all”, wrote the third user.
“A very emotional moment for both, the son and his parents as he leaves home back for duty…and both cannot afford to show each other their emotions…Fauji mothers are those among the bravest…My Salute…”, wrote another one.
“I lost my mom in 2018. For 88 years i was blessed by her. Love you mom. Happy mother’s day everyone”, someone wrote.
Rekha Singh’s heart-warming story
Army wives, mothers and daughters are an epitome of strength and courage. They constantly struggle with the fear of losing the men in their lives. Despite that, they live their lives with a lot of pride in their heart.
Another heart-warming story that has caught the attention of social media users is that of Rekha Singh who lost her husband in June 2020. Lance Naik Shahid Deepak Singh was killed in a skirmish with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA). This was just 15 months into his marriage with Rekha Singh who has now decided to carry forward his legacy by becoming a lieutenant in the Indian army.
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