The father-son duo, both in Army uniform, salute each other on video call
A photo of a newly commissioned army officer salutes his father on a video call while they are both in uniform is winning hearts on social media. The young Sikh officer is seen outside while his father is indoors, the photograph suggests. It was shared by lawyer and author Navdeep Singh on Twitter and was liked by thousands. Mr Singh says he found it the photo on Facebook.
"A proud newly commissioned officer saluting his equally proud father, both in uniform, on a video call. From my Facebook timeline," Mr Singh tweeted with the photo.
The young officer is seen smiling as he salutes his father, also an army officer. An overdrive of likes and comments followed soon after the photo was shared.
So proud 👏— Mehar (@mskaur7) June 14, 2020
Salute to both of u— vishal bhagi (@bhagineenu) June 14, 2020
A true soldier. Salute to the duo- father and the son for their service to the nation. I'm sure sir how proud you are on a commendable achievement of your son. Wishing the young officer all the best and May he be blessed with more laurels in his service to the nation. Jai Hind— Saurabh Sinha (@saurabhsinha649) June 14, 2020
Congratulations Sir💐. Thanks a lot to u n ur proud son for protecting us Indians🙏— Tushar Lande (@tusharssl) June 14, 2020
A few on the post said the young officer was called Tamandeep - their classmate from school and college.
The post was liked by over 14,000 times and retweeted over 1,400 times.