Supreme Sacrifice: cricketers and sportspersons pay tribute to the martyred Indian soldiers

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Amidst the rising tension between India and China in Ladakh, the recent clash at Galwan valley on Monday night resulted in the martyrdom of 20 Indian soldiers, who lost their lives after a violent face off against Chinese troops. While the nation mourns the deaths of the bravehearts, iconic figures from India’s cricketing and sports fraternity take to Twitter to pay their respects to the heroes who sacrificed their lives at the frontier.

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In the night of 15th June, a violent scuffle took place at the Galwan valley, when over 300 Chinese soldiers ambushed 55 unarmed Indian soldiers with batons and baseball bats wrapped in barbed wire. In addition to the deaths of 19 Indian Army jawans and an officer, it was also reported by many media outlets that around 40 Chinese soldiers were killed. However, China has not made any official confirmation.

From the current and former players of Indian cricket team, to the likes of Sunil Chhetri and Saina Nehwal, all took to Twitter to voice their respect for the Indian soldiers.

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