Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan honoured

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 19:20

Thiruvananthapuram: Major Sandeep
Unnikrishnan, who laid down his life fighting terrorists
during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, was presented an award
posthumously by the Baby John Foundation here.

Malayalam film actor Mohanlal, who was last year conferred
the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in Indian Territorial
Army, presented the award to the slain National Security Guard
Commando`s father K Unnikrishnan at a function here yesterday.

The award was instituted in memory of late veteran RSP
leader Baby John.

Unnikrishnan said his son always wanted to be known as an
Indian rather than a Keralitie or Kannadiga. Sandeep, whose
family hails from Kerala and now settled in Bangalore, had
fulfilled his duty to the nation.

Sandeep`s mother Dhanalakshmi was also present on the
occasion.

Infoys CEO Kris Gopalakrishnan received the Life Time
Achievement award from Congress ledader and former Kerala
Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Baby John foundation President D Babu Paul presided over
the function.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 19:20

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