Expressing gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah after the release of CoBRA CRPF jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas, who hails from Jammu, the family on Thursday said that it is the happiest moment of their life.
The jawan, who was held captive post ambush in Chhatisgarh’s Bastar on April 3, was released on Thursday.
“Today is the happiest day of my life. I always remained hopeful of his return. I thank the government,” Meenu, wife of the CRPF jawan said.
Meanwhile, Union MoS in PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh taking to micro-blogging site, said, “A huge relief for the family as well as the entire #Jammu region. Thanks PM Sh @narendramodi. Thanks HM Sh @amitshah.”
The jawan was brought to a CRPF camp in Bijapur after he was released.