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Rajasthani mother tribute to Indian Army as she named her son as 'Mirage' Singh Rathore after IAF strike at Pak

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 27 February 2019, 19:03 IST

Indian Air Force (IAF) has recently dropped 1000 kha bombs on the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror camps in Pakistan on Tuesday early morning. After the successful aerial attack on the terror camps, the news have brought a wave of celebrations among Indians. Many people took to the streets and started celebrations by carrying a tri-colour flag in their hands and also raised slogans for the Indian Army.

While many of them copied Uri film most famous dialogue, 'How’s the josh?' However, Uri film's  was made over the surgical strike which was conducted by the Indian Army against militants launchpads across the Line of Control (LoC), back 2016.

Even a Delhi-based auto driver offered a free ride to passengers and also put a poster on his auto which read as, ‘ Free Free Free! Pulwama hamle ka badla lene ki khushi mein aaj iss auto mein free seva. Shaheedo ko naman-sena ka pranam, Modiji ko dhanyavaad.’

Besides, all these happiness, the biggest tribute to Indian Air Force that anyone could give, was given by a Rajasthan's mother and father who named their newborn son as ‘Mirage Singh Rathore’.

Yes, they have given this name after the fighter jet Mirage 2000, which has been used during the IAF air strike on Pak. As per the reports, they give this name to their son because he was born at 3:50 am on Tuesday. It was the same time when the Indian Air Force dropped the bomb on the terror camps of Jaish in Pakistan’s Balakot.

Mahavir Singh and Sonam Singh are the residents of Dabda village in Rajasthan’s Nagaur district. They also belong to a family of army men. Their one of the family members is in the air force and currently posted at Nainital Air Force Station.


However, Indian Air Force conducted the air strike on 26th February, days after the suicide bomb attack on the CRPF convoy on 14th February, in which over 40 Indian security personnel were killed by Jaish.

Also read: IAF air strike: Indian Army lauds the bravery of Indian forces through a heartfelt poem after Pulwama revenge

First published: 27 February 2019, 15:24 IST