Another son of Punjab gave the ultimate sacrifice for Mother India Wednesday leaving behind his two sons, wife and family. On Friday, Martyr Col Manpreet Singh's mortal remains came to Mohali and hundreds gathered to pay their final respect to the National Hero of India. For the unversed, Colonel Manpreet Singh was one of the three people who were martyred in action during a gunfight with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday. He was an Army Rashtriya Rifles unit Commanding Officer (Colonel). Martyr Manpreet Singh lived with his family in Chandigarh and after his ultimate sacrifice, he left behind his wife, Jagmeet Grewal, and two children, six-year-old Kabir Singh and two-year-old Bani Kaur. When Martyr Manpreet Singh's mortal remains arrived in Mohali, hundreds gathered to witness him and pay their final tributes. Not only this, people who were totally unaware of Martyr Manpreet Singh chanted slogans like "Col Manpreet Amar Rahe". However, it was Manpreet Singh's 6-year-old son Kabir who won the internet when he wore an Indian Army Uniform and saluted his father's ultimate sacrifice to the nation.

Now, martyr Manpreet Singh's video is doing rounds on social media and netizens are hailing the family of the late colonel who induced such culture and valor in his own family. A user shared the video on social media and wrote, "6-year-old Kabir Singh wears his dad, Martyr Col. Manpreet Singh's, #IndianArmy uniform, saluting him one last time. His father heroically died in Anantnag, embodying both deep loss and enduring sacrifice for his motherland, India."

What did netizens say on Martyr Manpreet Singh's son video?

A user wrote, "Sher putt Punjab da........"

Another user wrote, "We join Kabir Singh in saluting the supreme sacrifice of Col Manpreet Singh Ji for his beloved country India. Heartfelt condolences to the family for their sad loss. WaheGuru comfort the family."

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Who was Colonel Manpreet Singh?

Manpreet Singh, a determined lad from Punjab's Mohali dropped his plan to become CA and chose a life of service and sacrifice in the Indian Army. Manpreet did his schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya Mullanpur before doing B Com from SD College Chandigarh. He passed the Combined Defence Services (CDS) examination and joined the Indian Military Academy in 2004. He passed out in June 2015 and joined the 12 Sikh LI. Manpreet was commanding the same battalion, 19 RR, which had killed Burhan Wani in 2017 in Kashmir. He had been awarded the Sena Medal for gallantry in 2021 for killing two terrorists in a gunfight.

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