"If we want to make India a great nation, then we have to prepare ourselves for a great sacrifice. Stop mere admiration and start practising the values of those who were fearless in death while protecting the country" said Mr.K.Unnikrishnan, father of late Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan who died while fighting with terrorists on 26th Nov.2008 in Mumbai.
31 years old Sandeep was the only son of Mrs.Dhanalaxmi and Mr.K.Unnikrishnan. The parents organized a bicycle rally "Tribute to Real National Heros" starting from India Gate, New Delhi on 26th Oct. to reach Gate way of india, Mumbai on 26th November.
During the rally, they were interacting with the youth inspiring them with the work and philosophy of armed forces. Snehalaya family gave a warm welcome to them and honored with a Scroll of Honor in presence of imminent citizens of the city. They 500+ audience included district police chief Krishna Prakash, Satish Kane Editor of Daily Samachar, several freedom fighters, NGOs and the media.
Mr.Unnikrishnan shared the childhood days of late Sandeep.Youth volunteers of Snehalaya accompanied them on bicycles till the boundries of Ahmednagar.