New Delhi, July 30: A photo of CRPF jawans has gone viral in which a photo of real India and strong friendship can be seen. In the picture, a Muslim soldier can be seen offering ‘Namaaz’ on the road side in Jammu and Kashmir, while his Hindu brother was guarding him with a rifle in hand until his brother finished prayers. The picture on Twitter is titled as “Brothers-in-arms for peace”. Also Read - Dissent Cannot be Termed Seditious, Says Supreme Court; Junks Plea Against Farooq Abdullah
Initially, it was believed that man offering Namaaz was a policeman but later it was learned that both men belong to 118 battalion of CRPF. Ravideep Sahi, CRPF, Inspector General of Police (IGP), after talking to the commandant confirmed that the two are a part of CRPF. “Jawans of CRPF share a great bond with each other, within our boundaries, religion, caste does not matter,” said Sahi to DNA about the photo that is taking the internet by storm. Also Read: Kashmir: Video shows CRPF jawan being kicked, humiliated by mob after Srinagar Lok Sabha bye-election Also Read - Arrival Of 'Sticky Bombs' Sets Off Alarm Bells In Jammu And Kashmir | All You Need To Know
Reports suggest the picture was snapped in Lar village of Central Kashmir, a base camp of Amarnath Yatra that is being guarded by CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir Police. It was on Saturday that the CRPF man offered Zahur Namaaz (Afternoon Prayers). Lateef Ali, Officer of Lar Police Station was moved by this sight. While having lunch he saw the sight from his office window and decided to capture it as it portrays ‘secularism’. Also Read - Son of Srinagar's Krishna Dhaba Dies After Being Shot at by Militants
From celebs to the common man, all have hailed the picture on Twitter that is setting an example of strong friendship.