In times when the Indian Army has been under heightened discussion especially on social media, a recent video shared on Twitter skirts all the controversies and sharp difference of opinions surrounding it.
The video shows some armed personnel being welcomed to a rapturous applause at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi.
The video was shared on the micro-blogging website by Major Gaurav Acharya, who describes himself as a veteran, writer, public speaker and patriot.
Major Gaurav Acharya to The Indian ExpressIndian Troops were returning from a UN mission and landed at Indira Gandhi International Airport today at 0300 hrs. The soldiers and officers were greeted on arrival by spontaneous applause by the staff and also other passengers. I have never seen this happening in India. Reaction to this is simply fantastic, in the Army. They feel honoured and loved.
Acharya’s tweet received a slew of reactions praising the personnel.
@majorgauravarya Bravo, blue beret, UN peace Keepers coming or going?— Maj Gen SK Sinha (@SKSk785) April 18, 2017
@majorgauravarya These are small factors but make a huge difference in soldiers' lives... Every Indian need to do this..— Pradeep Mamgain (@PcMNavy) April 18, 2017
Our Jai Hind ki Sena Deserve This!