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Missing Subedar Ekanath Shetty’s uniform handed over to family

Missing Subedar Ekanath Shetty’s uniform handed over to family

Mangalore Today News Network

Belthangady, Oct 29,2016 : The uniform of Subedar Ekanath Shetty who  went missing along with many others on board the IAF AN-32 aircraft over Bay of Bengal on July 22 and are untraceable since then,  was handed over to his family members at Guruvayanakere on  October 28, Friday by representatives of Defence Service Corps (DSC).

Missing Subedar Ekanath Shetty’s uniform handed over to family

Fifty one year old Ekanath Shetty  who had joined the Indian Army in 1985 had retired in 2009 as a  Junior Commissioned Officer. He had later joined the Defence Service Corps.

Ekanath’s uniform was handed over   to his wife Jayanthi Shetty. SP  Bhushan Gulabrao Borase,  Assistant Commissioner of Puttur Revenue Sub Division K.V. Rajendra  and other police officials were present.

The contingent which arrived along with the uniform was received at Punjalakatte by Zilla Panchayat Member Tungappa Bangera, Ex-Servicemen’s Association President Kanchod Gopalakrishna, Madantyar Gram Panchayat president Gopalakrishna and Shakuntala Shetty,  MLA of Puttur.

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Rohini Avinash, Mangaluru Sat, October-29-2016, 1:30
We have to be proud and bow to Subedar family . May god bless his family and give happiness and joy .
Suhail Shetty, Malpe Sat, October-29-2016, 1:09
Though the woman had face the worst situation , But the man she has choosed is the person born to sacrifice himself for the nation . we have to bow to his family
William D’souza, Karwar Sat, October-29-2016, 1:05
A sad moment . Hats off to Jayanthi shetty. Being a soldier’s wife has to be bold as the duty thier duty is the most riskiest job and sacrifice themselves for the sake of the country
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