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Army chief to visit Lance Naik Sudhakar's family on Friday

January 16, 2013 13:01 IST

Army chief General Bikram Singh will pay a visit to the family members of martyr Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh at his native Dadhiya village in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh on January 18.

Minister of State for Defence Jitendra Singh would also accompany General Singh, official sources said.

A special team of army has already reached Sidhi in Madhya Pradesh to prepare for the General's trip, they said.

On January 8, the two soldiers -- Lance Naiks Sudhakar Singh and Hemraj Singh were killed near the LoC by Pakistani troops. The jawans belonged to 13 Rajputana Rifles.

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