Woman Ties Rakhi On Rifle Of Constable Brother Killed By Maoists

Rakesh Kaushal's sister who got his job on compassionate grounds requested for a field posting instead of an office job.

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Woman Ties Rakhi On Rifle Of Constable Brother Killed By Maoists

The woman said, "His (brother's) absence is felt but I tied rakhi on his rifle"


Dantewada: 

Constable Kavita Kaushal, sister of Assistant Constable Rakesh Kaushal who lost his life in a Maoist ambush in Aranpur last year kept the memory of her brother alive by in a unique manner when she tied rakhi to his rifle on Thursday.

Rakesh Kaushal was killed in an encounter with Maoists in October 2018 along with two other policemen and a Doordarshan cameraperson. His sister who got his job on compassionate grounds requested for a field posting instead of an office job.

Senior officials also conceded her demand to keep the service rifle of her brother.

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Rakesh Kaushal was killed by Maoists last year

"I want to take revenge on the Naxals. They attack security forces and commoners in ambush. I requested my senior official that I should be provided with the same rifle that my brother used to carry," Ms Kavita said.

"I was employed in the Chhattisgarh police in place of my brother. I now want to join Danteshwari fighters and take revenge for my brother's death," she said.

"My brother always used to visit me on Raksha Bandhan. His absence is felt but I tied rakhi on his rifle which he used to carry along with him," she said.



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