Karnataka Floods: Belgaum Locals Invite Indian Army Soldiers To Celebrate Eid!

In a heartwarming gesture, residents from the Shirgur Village in Belgaum found a unique way to thank the soldiers, from the Maratha regiment of the Indian army. On the occasion of Eid, the residents of Shirgur, invited Indian Army officer Major Rathore, and his men, comprising of soldiers from the decorated Maratha regiment, for Namaz in a local mosque in the village.

Major Rathore and his unit celebrating Eid with Locals
Major Rathore and his unit celebrating Eid with Locals

The elated infantry soldiers joined the welcoming villagers who hosted them. Both parties bonded over Semiyan Kheer and biryani, which were served to the Indian soldiers as a gesture of gratitude towards the army teams untiring efforts in rescuing the people of Karnataka.

Indian Army Flood Relief Pictures:

Army personnel save newborn
Army personnel save newborn from flood stricken area
Soldiers evacuating injured local
Soldiers evacuating an injured local
Army man assisting elderly lady in flood affected region
Army man assisting elderly lady in flood affected region
Indian soldiers rescuing 45 day old baby
Indian soldiers rescuing a 45 day old baby
Locals being evacuated in makeshift boats
Locals being evacuated in makeshift boats
Women being evacuated by Indian army personnel
Women being evacuated by Indian army personnel
Indian army personnel receiving rescue boats from an IAF aircraft
Indian army personnel receiving rescue boats from an IAF aircraft

The Indian army has evacuated over 5.8 lakh people, and further rescue operations are still underway.

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