Amid the rising tension in Kashmir, a CRPF jawan is winning the praises from all across the sub-continent after a video of him feeding a physically challenged boy has gone viral. A video of Iqbal Singh was tweeted in which he can been seen feeding the kid with his own hands.
Iqbal Singh was one of the drivers who was in the 70-vehicle CRPF convoy that was attacked by a Jaish-e-Mohammad suicide bomber on February 14, 2019. Iqbal Singh lost 40 of his colleagues that day. But that hasn't made him turn away from humanity and compassion.
Srinagar sector CRPF official Twitter handle shared the video and captioned it as:
"Humanity is the mother of all religions" HC Driver Iqbal Singh of 49 Bn Srinagar Sector CRPF deployed on LO duty feeds a paralysed Kashmiri kid in Nawakadal area of Srinagar. In the end, asks him "Do you need water?" "Valour and compassion are two sides of the same coin".
Watch the video below:
He has also been awarded with DG's Disc and Commendation Certificate for his act.
The video has already been viewed by thousands and has been retweeted over 200 times. The trooper's parental gesture has been appreciated across the religious, political and social divide. Netizens stepped forward to hail the heart warming gesture: