New Delhi: As condolences poured in from internationally following the death of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat in a helicopter crash, a Twitter trade between a former Indian Military officer and a retired Pakistani military Main has gone viral.
Regardless of the political tensions between the 2 international locations, the trade between Brigadier R S Pathania and Pakistani military Main Adil Raja (retired) grabbed the eye of netizens.
Sir please settle for my heartfelt condolences.
— Main Adil Raja (R) (@soldierspeaks) December 8, 2021
After information got here that Bipin Rawat, his spouse Madhulika and 11 others died within the Mi-17V5 helicopter crash, Brigadier RS Pathania took to Twitter to specific his condolences.
Main Adil Raja replied to the thread, saying, “Sir please settle for my heartfelt condolences.” Brigadier Pathania replied to him, “Thanks Adil. That’s what is anticipated from a soldier. Salute you.”
In a heartwarming tweet, Main Raja, who’s spokesperson for the Pakistan Ex Servicemen Society (PESS), mentioned “it is the first rate factor to do as a soldier”.
“In our Punjabi folklore they are saying, ‘dushman maray te khushian na manawoo, kadday sajna v mar jaana’. Means: Don’t have fun the deaths of your enemies as some day buddies would additionally die,” Main Raja tweeted.
Replying to this, Pathania wrote, “We’re enemies on the battlefield. Off that, let’s be civil to one another if we can’t be buddies.”
The dialog ends with Main Raja saying “peace is the one logical approach ahead”.
— DGPR (Navy) (@dgprPaknavy) December 8, 2021
Pakistan’s prime navy brass expressed condolences over the dying of Common Bipin Rawat. Pakistan Military spokesman, in a brief assertion, mentioned Chairman Joint Chiefs of Employees Committee (CJCSC) Common Nadeem Raza and Chief of Military Employees (COAS) Common Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed condolences.
“Common Nadeem Raza, CJCSC & Common Qamar Javed Bajwa, COAS categorical condolences on tragic dying of CDS Common Bipin Rawat, his spouse and lack of treasured lives in a helicopter crash in India,” Pakistan Armed Forces Spokesperson Main Common Babar Iftikhar tweeted.
Common Rawat and Common Bajwa had served collectively in a United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission in Congo in 2008.