Pulwama martyr Major VS Dhoundiyal’s wife Nitika Kaul joins Indian Army
Following in the footsteps of her husband Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, who laid down his life in Pulwama, Nitika Kaul today donned the Army uniform.
Commander of the Army’s Northern Command Lt. Gen. Y. K. Joshi piped stars on her shoulders at a ceremony held at the Officers Training Academy in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Major Dhoundiyal laid down his life fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama and was awarded Shaurya Chakra (posthumously) for his sacrifice for the nation.
By donning the Indian Army uniform, Nitika Kaul, who belongs to Jammu and Kashmir, paid a befitting tribute to her martyred husband.