New Delhi, 19 February 2016. Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar was recently felicitated by the Army Commander, Lt Gen KJ Singh, PVSM, AVSM (Bar) for actively pursuing various Defence Issues including welfare of the veterans at the national level and thanked him for the same.
The Army Commander presented Rajeev Chandrasekhar the GOC-in-C Commendation Card in a simple event held at the Command Head Quarters in Chandigarh. In his address, the Army Commander lauded the efforts of Rajeev Chandrasekhar in actively pursuing various Defence Issues including welfare of the veterans at the national level and thanked him for the same.
Thereafter, the MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar addressed all officers of Headquarters Western Command on security challenges being faced by the nation.
Thanking Western Commander for the honour, Rajeev Chandrasekhar said “to be recognized by the men and women and families of the Armed Forces – means more to me than I can express in any words – because I respect them more than any other group of people in our country.” Terming he honour as special, the MP further said he considered it an honour and privilege to serve do what he can for the veterans, forces and their families that was his way of serving those who serve the nation.
In the recent past, HQ Western Command has recongnised the efforts and felicitated various civilians who have been actively involved in ensuring security of the Nation in one way or the other as also those eminent citizens who are pursuing welfare of the Defence Veterans. Some of the citizens who have been recently honoured include Mr A Kumar of the Jagruk Hindustani’ fame, Maj N Dhanpalan, retd, Maj Navdeep Singh retd , Mr Narayan Ujjwal and Gatemen Darshan Kumar and Satpal of Indian Railways who had detected Improvised Explosive Devices on the Railway Bridge near Dinanagar, Punjab on 27th July 2015.