Rajouri, July 22: Mohammed Shabir and Mohammed Tariq, brothers of late Rifleman Aurangzeb, on Monday joined the Indian Army. Shabir and Tariq were inducted into the force during the enrolment parade of 100 new recruits in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. The Army conducted the enrollment parade as part of a unique initiative by the 156 Infantry Battalion of Territorial army under the Aegis of HQ CIF (R). Rifleman Aurangzeb And Major Aditya Kumar Awarded Shaurya Chakra Posthumously on Independence Day Eve.
The 100 candidates were selected out of nearly 11 thousand aspirants who participated in the recruitment rally held in June. Candidates from Rajouri, Poonch and Reasi district participated in the rally. While interacting with reporters Tariq said that he would fight terrorism to avenge his brother’s killing. He added, “Today we feel proud on joining the Indian army and are proud of our country.” Indian Army Jawan Aurangzeb's Final Image, Before Being Killed, Released by Militants.
Visuals of Mohammed Shabir And Mohammed Tariq Joining Indian Army:
J&K: Mohd Tariq & Mohd Shabbir, brothers of Army personnel Aurangzeb join Indian Army during Enrolment Parade of 100 New Recruits, today in Rajouri. Aurangzeb was abducted & later killed by terrorists, when he was on his way home on June 14, 2018. pic.twitter.com/KhZjow9N1k
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Shabbir agreed with his brother's statements and expressed he was eager to serve the country. Parents of Tariq and Shabir were also present at the function. Both of them happiness over their sons’ decision. Martyred Rifleman Aurangzeb's Father Requests PM Narendra Modi To Meet Imran Khan, Wants Peace In Kashmir Valley.
Last year in June, Rifleman Aurangzeb was abducted and killed by terrorists in Pulwama district. His body was found at Gusoo in Pulwama. Aurangzeb was a resident of Poonch and was serving in 44 Rashtriya Rifles. The terrorists abducted him while he was on his way to his home for Eid. Aurangzeb was awarded Shaurya Chakra posthumously for his bravery.
(With inputs from ANI)