New Delhi, 13 January 2017
Soldiering or Shoe Polishing In Indian Army? Richa Singh wife of lance naik Yagya Pratap Singh speaks up after her husband taken up the case of soldiers, who are made to do petty jobs of officers in the name of sahayaks (buddies). Richa Singh asks does parents send their wards to serve the nation in Indian Army or shoe polishing instead of soldiering? Not one but many sahayaks are employed by one officer. Listen in to Richa Singh who not only defends her husband but also proud of him for exposing the wrong practices and work culture in Indian Army. (Pictures by Shyam Mishra, Rewa, MP)
Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 15 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal, National Defence.