Tollywood top stars Chiranjeevi and his son Ram Charan have paid rich tributes to Indian army personnel, including Colonel Santosh Babu who hails from Suryapet, Telangana, who lost their lives in a clash with Chinese forces.
Chiranjeevi posted: “My heart goes out to the bereaved families of 20 brave Indian soldiers incl.Telugu boy Col.Bikkumalla Santhosh babu. Despite the tragic loss,his parents call it a privilege to make this supreme sacrifice for our nation. Salute their bravery & pray for strength to the families.”
Ram Charan wrote: “My heartfelt condolences to the family of Colonel Santosh Babu and the families of the other 19 brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the sake of this great nation. This country will never forget your supreme sacrifice. Rest In Peace. #GalwanValley.”
Pranitha Subhash posted a few days ago: “My deepest condolences to the families of the martyred Officer and jawans. If you try a 1962, we’ll remind you with a 1967. It’s about time that the Chinese transgression sees an end. #GalwanValley #Ladakh #IndianArmy.”
She added: “A huge loss to see our 20 soldiers martyred in #GalwanValley. A pandemic, cyclones, locusts attack, an economic slowdown cross-border terrorism by Pakistan, cartographic aggression by Nepal and now #IndiaChinaFaceOff. Bharata must be united now at such testing times. Om Shanti!”
Nikhil Siddhartha said, “3 Indians including our BraveHeart Colonel B Santosh Babu from Suryapet district Telangana was Martyred in conflict at #IndiaChinaBorder. Blood Is Boiling with Anger at this arrogant act from China. They will be slippered in the face. BOYCOTT CHINESE GOODS starting with TikTok.”
Sharing a video of the martyr’s mother who broke down on receiving the news of her son’s death, the actor wrote: “Amma We r all with you. Please stay strong… Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Mother of #ColonelBSantoshBabu #IndiaChinaFaceOff #IndiaChinaBorder #BoycottChina.”