New Delhi, June 23-2014(PMO Website): Actor-producer Aamir Khan Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi,…
Bollywood star Aamir Khan on Sunday visited the Sainik School Satara in Maharashtra and said he was impressed by the discipline and patriotism of its students.
Addressing students of India’s first Sainik School, inaugurated in 1961 by the then Defence Minister, the actor lauded the supreme sacrifice by its alumnus Col Santosh Mahadik, School’s Registrar Lt Col Ranjit Nalawade said.
Thirty-seven-year-old Col Mahadik was martyred during a fierce gun-battle with militants in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last year.
The officer, who originally belonged to the elite 21 Para unit of the Special Forces, was awarded Sena Medal (Gallantry) for his exceptional service and leadership as a young officer. He was commissioned into the Army in 1998.