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Brave Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied 'Kashmiri stone-pelter' to jeep, gets award from Indian Army Chief

Srinagar: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has regarded Major Leetul Gogoi with a 'Commendation Card' for his "managed endeavors" in counter-uprising operations in Jammu and Kashmir.

Gogoi had snatched the features after he tied a supposed stone-pelter to his jeep as a human shield to impede the savage dissenters from focusing on his vehicle last April.

Despite the fact that the officer's activity spared the lives of his partners, he was censured via social media and different stages, which incited the Army to begin a formal Court of Inquiry into the incident.

However, the Army chief's ''Commendation Card'' for Major Gogoi has now been viewed as a sign that he is probably not going to be ensnared for the situation which the Army keeps up is as yet going on.

"Major Gogoi has been granted Chief of Army Staff's Commendation Card for maintained endeavors in counter-rebellion operations," Army representative Col Aman Anand said.

Sources said Major Gogoi was given the honor amid Gen Rawat's visit to Jammu and Kashmir a week ago.

The Army Chief's 'Commendation Card' is viewed as a prestigious honor and is given for recognized administrations and commitment to obligations.

A video, demonstrating the man fixing to the armed force vehicle amid surveying in the Srinagar Lok Sabha by-race on April 9, had set off an open clamor, inciting the Army to initiate a test.

The CoI was entrusted to investigate the condition that incited Major Gogoi to attach the Kashmiri youth to the jeep's hood as a "human shield".

He had gotten solid support from BJP MP from Mysuru-Kodagu Pratap Simha for his activity.

Requiring an across the country crusade in support of Gogoi, the BJP MP tweeted, "If any sort of activity is started against overcome Maj Gogoi, how about we begin an across the country battle to bolster him." The occurrence drew positive responses via web-based networking media where he got a considerable measure of support.

Major Gogoi, 38, hails from Assam. His dad is an agriculturist.

He allegedly joined the drive at 18 years old and filled in as a jawan in the third Battalion of Assam Regiment. He then moved to Dehradun-based Army Cadet College (ACC) to wind up noticeably an officer.

Gogoi was authorized as a lieutenant in December 2008.

The army service corps (ASC) officer volunteered to present with the Rashtriya Rifles in Kashmir.

The ASC gives coordinations bolster, going from provisions to transport, to the armed force.

Brave Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied

Brave Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied 'Kashmiri stone-pelter' to jeep, gets award from Indian Army Chief



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