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Kapil Dev urges media to show stories of soldiers

by Athar Ansari Feb 01, 2018 • 18:41 PM

Mumbai, Feb 1 (CRICKETNMORE) - India's first World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev, who was commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an honorary lieutenant colonel in 2008, urged the media not to present sensational stories to audiences but to show stories of youngsters who sacrificed their lives for our country

Kapil's comments came after he attended Atharva Foundation's special initiative to pay tribute to the Indian armed forces along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Vikram Gokhale, Aftab Shivdasani, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rohini Hattangadi here on Wednesday. 

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Talking about the Atharva Foundation's initiative where dignitaries felicitated Indian soldiers and their families, the legendary cricketer said: "I felt really happy to be a part of this great initiative because here we felicitated and had conversation with our real heroes. People involved with this imitative are really passionate people."

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