Uttar Pradesh: The family of Sepoy Sudhesh Kumar, who was martyred in firing by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday, said that they want Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to attend the last rites of Sepoy.
Brahmpal Singh, the father of late Sudhesh Kumar told media that he will cremate his son only when the Chief Minister arrives in Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh as he (Yadav) should not discriminate between martyrs.
“I will cremate my son only when the Chief Minister arrives here as he (Yadav) should not discriminate between martyrs,” Brahmpal said.
"The Chief Minister had gone to a martyr's house in Etah as he was a Yadav, he should also come here as there should not be any discrimination between martyrs", he added.
Santosh Kumari, the mother of Sudhesh Kumar demanded a government job for the soldier’s widow.
"If we get financial help we will ensure proper education of his four year-old daughter so that she too can join the army and serve the country", Santosh Kumari said.