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Sewa Bharti comes forward to help slain soldier’s sister

Punjab-based Sewa Bharti expresses desire to pitch in for her marriage
Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
Tribune News Service Jammu, May 15
In a bid to lend a helping hand to the family of a braveheart who sacrificed his life in the line of duty in an encounter with militants on May 2 in Kishtwar district, Punjab-based NGO Sewa Bharti has expressed its willingness to help the family with the marriage ceremony of the slain soldier’s younger sister. It may be recalled here that ever since the Army had launched a search operation a fortnight ago, which led to a fierce gun battle on May 2 near Palmar, Noor Hussain, a decorated soldier of 159 Territorial Army, had postponed the marriage of his younger sister Kulsoma Bano to May 15. After going through The Tribune yesterday, the Punjab-based NGO decided to help Hussain’s family solemnise the marriage of Kulsoma Bano. However, Hussain’s family has now rescheduled Kulsoma’s marriage and the date hasn’t been …