TN Soldier Pazhani Was Planning To Settle In His New House !!
Tamil nadu soldier Pazhani who was planning to settle in his new house in Ramanathapuram with his wife and children, killed in Ladakh in a violent face off with Chinese troops. He served the army for 22 long years and was about to retire in one year. People across the country including the leader of state’s ruling party, praised his Supreme sacrifice, valour and dedication. He announced a solatium of Rs. 20 lakh to the family of the slain soldier, K Pazhani of Kadukalur village in Ramanathapuram district. He also said that one of the family members would be given a government job.
Pazhani served the Army as Havildar and had joined the armed forces at the young age of 18. His brother is also in the Army and is posted in Rajasthan. Vanathi Devi, wife of the officer who is inconsolable, said that her husband not even participated in the “Grahapravesam” of their new house which took place on 3rd of June. It is also the birthday of the soldier. She said that her husband talked with her through phone on that day. On their marriage anniversary day which was on 6th June, Pazhani told Vanathi Devi that they would move to their new house after he finishes his service in 1 year. Pazhani survived by his two two children Prasanna (10) and Divya (8). Vanathi Devi is working as an employee in a private college.
As his father in law is living in Om Shakthi Nagar, Pazhani bought a land in Gajini nagar and built a house. He visited his hometown during January to inaugurate the new building of his house. On Monday night, in a massive escalation of border tension between India and China Army, Pazhani got severely injured and died. Pazhani’s brother Idhayakani who is in Rajasthan Army informed the family in Tamil nadu.
On knowing about her husband’s demise, Pazhani’s wife who cried her heart out in grief, said that he promised her to move with children to their new house in one year after his service period. It is perhaps the first such incident along the border with China that Indian armed forces personnel have been killed after a gap of nearly 45 years.
It is believed that Twenty Indian Army personnel including a colonel were killed in the clash with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night, the biggest military confrontation in over five decades that has significantly escalated the already volatile border standoff in the region.