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Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday wrote to the wife of a fallen soldier from Tamil Nadu, hailing him as a national hero and said the nation bowed to his sacrifice.

"I am deeply pained by the tragic death of your husband, Thiru K Palani.

Today, the entire nation bows its head to him for his sacrifice," Gandhi said in a letter to Vanathi Devi, wife of slain havildar K Palani, news agency PTI reported.

The soldier gave his life to the nation to ensure that every Indian citizen can live in peace and freedom, he said adding, "we will

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First Published: Jun 17 2020 | 6:07 PM IST

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