Sports personalities such as Virat Kohli paid tribute to the 20 Indian soldiers who died in Ladakh. Captain Virat Kohli paid tributes to the 20 soldiers who were killed in a “violent face-off” with Chinese troops which took place in Eastern Ladakh.
The face-off at the Galwan Valley was the biggest Indo-China military confrontation in the last five decades. “Salute and deepest respect to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect our country in the Galwan Valley. No one is more selfless and brave than a soldier. Sincere condolences to the families. I hope they find peace through our prayers at this difficult time,” Kohli wrote on his twitter page.
The opening batsman Rohit Sharma also tweeted, “Salute to our REAL HEROES who laid their lives protecting and honoring our border. May god give their families utmost strength.”
Whereas Olympic Bronze Medal- Winning duo, Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt & Shuttler Saina Nehwal & Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan were among the other renowned sports athletes to pay tributes.