Nation will remember Lt Colonel Sankalp Kumar's sacrifice: Pradhan

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said the sacrifice of Lt Colonel Sankalp Kumar Shukla will be remembered by the nation.

PTI| Updated: Dec 07, 2014, 00:46 AM IST

Ranchi: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said the sacrifice of Lt Colonel Sankalp Kumar Shukla will be remembered by the nation.

"The sacrifice of Lt Colonel Sankalp Kumar Shukla will be remembered by the country," the Petroleum Minister told reporters here.

Pradhan accompanied the family of Shukla to receive the body at the Birsa Munda Airport here tonight.

The Lt Colonel laid down his life fighting the terrorists, who had stormed the Army camp at Uri in Kashmir yesterday.