CRPF Jawan Chetan Cheetah is out of coma, Kiren Rijiju and Twitterati send get well soon wishes!

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CRPF Jawan Chetan Cheetah is out of coma, Kiren Rijiju and Twitterati send get well soon wishes!

CRPF commandant Chetan Cheetah, who took nine bullets, including one in the head during an encounter with three terrorists in Kashmir’s Bandipora and was in coma for two months regained consciousness today. Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju met him today and thanked the AIIMS doctors who took care of him. Kiren […]

CRPF commandant Chetan Cheetah, who took nine bullets, including one in the head during an encounter with three terrorists in Kashmir’s Bandipora and was in coma for two months regained consciousness today. Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju met him today and thanked the AIIMS doctors who took care of him. Kiren Rijuju said, “He is doing very fine. It’s miraculous, first of all I would like to thank team of doctors from AIIMS. The day I came here when he was brought from Srinagar, it was difficult to imagine that he will talk to me. “We are very proud of him. He is a brave officer and this will boost the morale of all the other jawans. He was smiling and was excited to get back on duty. This shows his ability to survive and his will power.”

Chetan Cheetah the CRPF hero proved what a brave soldier he is when he expressed desire to get back to work as soon as possible. AN AIIMS doctor said, “CRPF’s Chetan Cheeta is fit to go home, requires rehabilitation. His strong will power helped him fight back and recover.” Chetan Cheetah, the CRPF commanding officer got injured during a gun battle with terrorists in Kashmir’s Bandipora area on February 14, 2017. He was shot nine times which resulted in him going into a coma. The chances of his recovery and gaining consciousness were very slim. The 45-year-old suffered bilateral upper limbs fractures, bullet injuries to his head and lost an eye in the encounter. Three Indian soldiers had also lost their lives in the encounter. On March 16, 2017 Chetan Cheetah was shifted from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to a normal ward and was also taken off the ventilator.

Twitter was abuzz with congratulatory messages and get well soon wishes. Check out some tweets:

Chetan Cheetah’s bravery is exemplary and so is his zest for life. Indians are proud of this brave soldier as Twitter is testimony to the number of people who are tweeting about him and hoping for his speedy recovery. #ChetanCheetah has been trending since morning and is still one of the top trends on social media. Get well soon sir!