BENGALURU: The mother of Army major Akshay, killed by militants in Nagrota operation in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday had wanted her granddaughter to be inspired by eight-year-old girl Tajamul Islam who won gold medal at the world Kickboxing Championship of under-eight players in Italy’s Andria region recently.
Major Akshay Girish, son of Girish and Meghna Girish who lives in Yelahanka, Bengaluru is survived by wife Sangeetha and 2-year old daughter Naina. Sangeetha and Akshay along with Naina lived in Nagrota The family is now in Jammu and Kashmir to receive the body.
Akshay's mother Meghana Girish had posted on Facebook that her granddaughter would be inspired by Tajamul's achievement.
Her post read, "Heard her speaking on TV after a fantastic medal and so proud of this young girl! When Naina is old enough to understand, hope she will be inspired by real achievers like Tajamul. Kudos to the parents, coaches and all who supported this little girl."