Indo-Pak War: Bhairon Singh (the hero of Longewala Post), admitted to AIIMS. This is the danger of paralysis in certain organs
Rajasthan News: The hero of the Indo-Pak 1971 war whose story was featured in the film Border has been admitted to Jodhpur AIIMS. Bhairon Singh Rathore (81), who showed valor in the war, has developed paralysis in his body parts. Sunil Shetty played the role of Bhairon Singh Rathod in the film ‘Border’. Bhairon Singh (Shetty) was martyred on screen, but the real BSF jawan, his courage, valor, and legacy of bravery live on.
Jodhpur News: Bhairon Singh Rathore, who showed extraordinary bravery in the 1971 war between India and Pakistan, is admitted to Jodhpur AIIMS. (File Photo-twitter@BSF_India)
⏩ Actor Sunil Shetty played his role in the film ‘Border’
⏩ Pakistan’s brigade was driven out with the company of the 23 Punjab Regiment
⏩ A few days ago, PM Narendra Modi had known about his condition on the phone.
Jodhpur / New Delhi. Bhairon Singh Rathore (81), who showed extraordinary bravery in the 1971 war between India and Pakistan, is battling health problems. He has been admitted to Jodhpur AIIMS. The bravery he showed at the Longewala post in Rajasthan was displayed in the film ‘Border’. Rathore’s son Sawai Singh said that his father was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Jodhpur on December 14, two days before the 51st anniversary of the war. At that time his health deteriorated and paralysis occurred in his body parts.
The doctors told us that my father might have suffered a stroke, Singh said. He has also been treated in the ICU in the last few days.” The Singh family lives in Solankiatala village, about 120 km from Jodhpur. Rathore was posted at the Longewala outpost in the Thar Desert, commanding a small contingent of the BSF. He was accompanied by a company of the 23 Punjab Regiment of the Army. It was the bravery of those brave soldiers who destroyed the Pakistani Brigade and Tank Regiment at this place on December 5, 1971.
PM Modi talked on the phone
According to Sawai Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called retired Lance Naik Rathore of the Border Security Force (BSF) on the phone a few days back. PM Modi told him that the nation is indebted to him for his contribution to the 1971 war and the country is praying for his speedy recovery. Bhairon Singh Rathore, who was posted in the 14th BSF Battalion during the war, retired in 1987. Singh said that AIIMS-Jodhpur had treated his father earlier as well and the entire cost of the treatment is being borne by the government as usual. “However, sometimes I have to buy medicines from the market when they are not available in the hospital,” he said.
The military officer also visited AIIMS
Officials said officials from the BSF and the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Army, responsible for guarding the India-Pakistan front in the Thar Desert region, have also visited the hospital to inquire about his health and treatment. According to BSF records about the 1971 battle at Longewala Outpost, “When one of the 23 soldiers of the Punjab Regiment was killed, Lance Naik Bhairon Singh took up his light machine gun and launched a swift attack on the advancing enemy, killing them.” Caused deep damage.