GURDASPUR: Martyr Mandeep Singh’s body reached village Chatha Seerha.
On Monday, Mandeep made the supreme sacrifice fighting militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. It came as a rude shock to the family and the residents of his native Chatha Seerha village in Gurdaspur district where he was with them till recently. Mandeep was home to meet his newborn second son.
As the news spread, Mandeep’s house was burgeoning with mourners gathered from far and near. His cousin brothers Gurmukh Singh and Gurwinder Singh said, “Mandeep was very good in football and basketball before he joined the army around 10 years ago. Amid a big loss, his supreme sacrifice has filled us with pride. His brother Jagroop Singh is also serving in the army, and another one works in Qatar.”