As tensions rise between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of the Uri attacks and the surgical strikes by Indian army across the LoC, people are celebrating the victory after days of mourning the deaths of jawans.
While Indians and Pakistanis across the social media are calling for a war and hailing the might of their army with many even discussing nukes, there have been heartbreaking visuals of families of brave soldier who lost their lives, as one Indian soldier is in captivity in Pakistan.
In times of rising hostility, it is important to know more about the brave men who fight and die in the event of a conflict and the families who go through the same trying times far away from the border.
A Facebook post about an Air Force officer’s wife reflects how her husband only gets 15 days every four months with her and their daughter and how she some times wakes up from anxiety and asks him not to fly.
She describes how her husband never complains about his job and how they communicate through WhatsApp. She also mentions how the officer is involved in their daughter’s education despite his absence by making her recite what she learned in class on phone.
The post telling about the woman’s strength as well as her anxieties is an honest account of how it really feels to have a loved one in the army....