Countrymen have sound sleep only due to sacrifice of soldiers: Azad

Jammu, Paying tributes to the martyred soldiers of Armed Forces and Paramilitary forces, Democratic Azad Party Chairman, Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said that countrymen have sound sleep only because of their sacrifices.

“The sacrifice by army men and other paramilitary forces have kept the integrity of the country intact and they have been selfless when it comes to fighting terrorism and guarding borders from our enemies,” Azad said while participating in Maha Vishnu Yagya organised by Saint Shri Bal Yogeshwar Maharaj in the memory of martyrs in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Azad also met Bal Yogeshwar Das.

“The people of the country have a peaceful sleep at night only due to untiring and uncompromising security provided by our soldiers and their sacrifices at borders fighting the enemies,” said Azad.

“We are proud of our country since it has not only grown as an economic power but also won almost all wars fought against enemies since 1947,” he said and added, “this makes us feel great and proud as citizens of India.”

He said, “India is a country of unity where it is defended by all whenever required to fight the enemies.”

He was accompanied by General Secretary DAP R S Chib, General Secretary Vinod Mishra, Subash Gupta Ex MLC, Ex Minister and other party members.