National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 14 January 2018
Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane, aged 28 years, belonged to Village Khalane, District Dhule, Maharshtra and is survived by his wife Smt Punam Yogesh.
Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane was a dedicated, brave and sincere soldier and a thorough professional. The nation will remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty. He will continue to motivate the future generations.
Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane laid down his life while protecting motherland when Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Sunderbani sector yesterday. Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively. However, in the exchange of fire, Lance Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane, was grievously injured and succumbed to his injuries.
Lance Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane was a brave and sincere soldier. The nation will always remain indebted to him for the supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty.