3 years after a braveheart of India, Naik Deepak Nainwal, sacrificed his life fighting off terrorists in Kashmir, his wife Jyoti Nainwal has joined the Indian Army.
She became a Lieutenant in the Indian Army after passing out of the Officers' Training Academy in Chennai, recently.
During the passing out parade, the proud wife and mother of 2, Lieutenant Jyoti was cheered on by her children. The kids were also dressed in army uniforms.
#WATCH | Newly commissioned Indian Army Officer Jyoti Nainwal, mother of 2 children is the wife of Naik Deepak Nainwal, who died after being shot while serving our nation in Indian Army operations in J&K in 2018.— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2021
(Source: PIB Tamil Nadu) pic.twitter.com/5hlrmGyAtV
Speaking on the occasion, she thanked her husband's regiment, the Mahar Regiment and especially Brigadier Cheema and Col MP Singh, who took the responsibility to be her mentors.
Jyoti's husband was shot in the spine and chest and battled for 40 days in the hospital before he breathed his last. Jyoti feels she is carrying his legacy forward.
He gifted us a life of pride… which we, I am trying to carry forward.
Before this Jyoti's life was confined to the four walls of her home as a homemaker in Dehradun. It was her mother who motivated her to join the army.
The nation is proud of her.
Perfect example of Nari Shakti.. kudos to the lady and wishing a bright future to the family… https://t.co/mvbWiiP7kR— sunil kumar (@sunnydaleboy) November 21, 2021
They are the true heroes and heroines of India. Salute to army officer Jyoti Nainwal and her braveheart husband late Naik Deepak Kumar ji.— Vijai Swaminathan Raghunathan aka Vijai SR🇮🇳 (@VijaiSR) November 20, 2021
India is great because of such courageous citizens and their acts of gallantry. Shat koti naman 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳
This was the first news that I read this morning. What a fitting tribute to Naik Deepak Nainwal by his wife Jyoti Nainwal. https://t.co/tvPhPGLiY7— Sujith Kumar (@sujithkumar13) November 21, 2021
From her hard work and dedication to her children cheering her on, everything about her becoming an officer is so inspiring.