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Minister Ajay Bhatt visits Kargil War hero Capt Kenguruse's family in Kohima, assures support

Capt Kenguruse, who is the first recipient of Maha Vir Chakra from Army Service Corps (ASC), laid down his life for the nation at a young age of 25..

ByNNN/Dimapur

Updated on 29 Nov 2021, 3:23 am

(Photo: PIB)

(Photo: PIB)

 

Ajay Bhatt, Union MoS for Defence and Tourism, visited the family of Kargil War Hero, Late Capt N Kenguruse, MVC at his home in Kohima on second day of his visit to Nagaland.

Bhatt is on a visit to the state from November 27-28.

Captain Neikezhakuo Kenguruse was born on 15 July 1974 and hailed from Nerhema village in Kohima district of Nagaland. Capt Kenguruse was commissioned into the Army Service Corps of Indian Army on December 12, 1998. His family fondly call him ‘Neibu’.

He sacrificed his life for the Nation at the age of 25 years, Capt Kenguruse was awarded the nation’s second highest gallantry award, “Maha Vir Chakra” for his raw courage, indomitable spirit and supreme sacrifice in Operation Vijay.

Capt Kenguruse is the first recipient of Maha Vir Chakra from Army Service Corps (ASC).

During the visit by the Minister to the family members of Capt Kenguruse, he conveyed his gratitude, and felicitated and reassured the family members of support.

The Minister was earlier briefed by the senior military leaders on the first day of the visit wherein he also interacted with the troops and commended them for their professionalism and high morale.

NNN/Dimapur

NNN/Dimapur

Newmai News Network, Dimapur, Nagaland

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