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Want to help families of martyred jawans? Log on to Bharat ke Veer

By Oneindia Staff Writer
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On Sunday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the website and mobile application--Bharat ke Veer--brainchild of Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar to facilitate monetary contribution to kins of soldiers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

"The donated amount will be credited to the account of 'Next of Kin' of those Central Armed Police Force/Central Para Military Force soldiers and this domain also allows anyone to financially support the bravehearts of his/her choice or towards the 'Bharat ke Veer' corpus," read a statement from the Home Ministry.

Here we bring you a glimpse of the function attended by top political brass, army officials and Bollywood celebrities...

Honour to the actor

Honour to the actor

Singh presented a memento to the actor during the launch of web portal and mobile application Bharat ke Veer during the Shaurya Diwas celebration at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Sunday.

Picture credit: PTI

Mother of a veer

Mother of a veer

Singh with actor Kumar honours a mother of a martyr during the function.

Picture credit: PTI

Akshay salutes soldiers

Akshay salutes soldiers

The actor pays tribute to sacred soil of Sardar Post. "This website has been made exactly in two and a half months. About three months, this idea came in my mind, while watching a documentary film on terrorists, which showed how terror leaders financially support the families of terrorists." Kumar said at the inauguration.

Picture credit: PTI

A garland for the soldiers

A garland for the soldiers

Singh garlands the sacred soil of Sardar Post during the function. "Everybody wants to connect to people in uniform in their pain. It was a small dream and to fulfill this dream, our government really helped us. I want to thank everybody with my folded hands. My father was in the army and I am here as his son. Thank you, everyone," the actor added.

Picture credit: PTI

Book for the soldiers

Book for the soldiers

Union Home Minister with Sudeep Lakhtakia, IPS , DG (OFF.) CRPF and actor Kumar released a book during the function.

Picture credit: PTI

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