Suryapet: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President & MP Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy visited the residence of Late Colonel Santosh Babu in Suryapet on Wednesday and offered condolences.
Accompanied with former MLA Padmavathi Reddy, former minister Damodar Reddy, DCC President Venkanna Yadav and others, Uttam Kumar Reddy spent about an hour with his parents and family members of Col Santosh Babu. He also handed over the condolence letters of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and ex-president Rahul Gandhi.
The TPCC Chief offered all help and support to the family in the years to come. “Consider us as your family members and we will always be there for you,” Uttam told Col Santosh Babu’s parents B. Upender and Manjula
Speaking to media persons, Uttam Kumar Reddy said that Col Santosh Babu gave the supreme sacrifice for the motherland and achieved martyrdom during a violent clash with Chinese Army at Galwan Valley. He said 19 other braveheart soldiers sacrificed their lives for the country. He said the entire country would remember their services and sacrifice forever.
He said that the Congress party would provide whatever help the family might need at any point of time.
The TPCC Chief, along with other Congress leaders will attend the funeral of Col. Santosh Babu in Suryapet on Thursday. (INN)