Who is Chandu Babulal Chauhan and why India wants to bring him back from Pakistan - Read

Here are the seven facts about Chauhan captured by the Pakistan Army.

Updated: Sep 30, 2016, 23:53 PM IST
Who is Chandu Babulal Chauhan and why India wants to bring him back from Pakistan - Read

New Delhi: Here are the 10 facts about the Indian soldier, Chandu Babulal Chauhan who was captured by the Pakistani soldiers after he inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC).

Here are the 10 facts about Chauhan who was captured by the Pakistan Army on Wednesday.

1/ Chandu Babulal Chauhan serves with 37 Rashtriya Rifles.

2/ He was captured by the Pakistani troops at Jhandroot, west of Mankote.

3/ He is being kept at the Pak military headquarters in Nikayal.

4/ The 22-year-old soldier was not participating in the surgical strike.

5/ Chauhan hails from Maharashtra.

6/ He was caught after the Indian military fired across the LoC.

7/ Home Minister Rajnath Singh said all possible steps are being taken to bring him back from Pakistan.

8/ His brother Bhushan Babulal Chavan is posted with the 9th Maratha Light Infantry in Gujarat.

9/ Their grandmother Lila Chindha Patil died on Friday after hearing the news of his capture by the enemy forces.

10/ She had brought up Chavan and his brother after the siblings lost their parents at a young age.