Pulwama martyr Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal’s wife Nikita Kaul pull on the Army uniform with the commander of the Army’s northern command Lt Gen Y K Joshi putting stars on her shoulder at a ceremony organized at the Officers Training Academy in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Pulwama attack was occurred on 14th February 2019, when a bus carrying the Indian security personnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle carried suicide bomber at Lethapora in the Pulwama district of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. There were 40 Indians Central Reserve Police Force personnel were killed in the attack. A Pakistan-based Islamist terrorist group Jaisj-e-Mohammed was claimed to be responsible for the attack. They released a video of the assailant Adil Ahmad Dar, a 22-year-old boy from Kakapora who has joined the group in 2018.

Who is Nikita Kaul Joins Indian Army

Pakistan refused their involvement in the attack, but the leader of Jaish-e-Mohammed, Masood Azhar operate from Pakistan. Army Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal martyred in the February 2019 attack in Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir. His wife has officially joined the Indian Army as Lieutenant Nikita Kaul Dhoundiyal. The PRO Udhampur, Ministry of Defence has also shared a video on Twitter where he has praised Mrs. Kaul and the Indian Army. He has written that “Today his wife Nikita Kaul has made our country proud and Army Lt Gen Y K Joshi putting stars on her shoulders!” He continued that the Army never leaves its families alone even if the soldier is not there.

Support a veer Nari who was married to a brother officer and now pulls on the uniform itself. A proud moment for the family and nation. Many others also praised Nikita and wrote, “what a befitting tribute to the late husband. A truly inspirational story”. Nikita’s husband Major Dhounidiyal was killed in Jammu & Kashmir Pulwama attack was awarded Shaurya Chakra for his sacrifice for the country. Nikit has joined the Indian Army 6 months after the death of her husband. She has qualified for the Short Service Commission exam and the Services Selection Board interview. She has commissioned

at Officers Training Academy at Chennai for her training. Praising the bravery of her husband Nikita said, “I am extremely proud. We all love you the way you loved everyone for your entire life. You gave sacrificed your life for those who you have never met, but still, you chose to save their lives. You are such a brave man and I am honored to have a husband like you. I’ll love you till my last breath. I owe my life to you. This is not easy to accept that you have left us, but you will always be in our heart”. To know more about this article stay connected to us.


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