Gambhir’s emotional tribute, to support education of martyr’s daughter


Gautam Gambhir leads by example. With his deeds. The brave heart is moved by the tears of martyred J&K Police assistant sub inspector Abdul Rashid’s daughter Zohra.

He pledges to support the education of the five-year-old, whose father last month fell to the bullet of Kashmiri militants in Anantnang district of the troubled State.

The dashing left-hander has pledged to support the education of Zohra “for the life time”. He took to tweeter to express his feelings and share his commitment for the cause.

Gambhir has committed to help the young girl realise her dreams and support her education for life. “Zohra,I can’t put you to sleep wid with a lullaby but I’ll help you to wake up to live ur dreams. I Will support your education for lifetime#daughterofIndia,” tweets Gambhir.

An image of Zohra crying inconsolably over her father’s coffin have moved the cricketer.  “Zohra, please don’t let those tears fall as I doubt even Mother Earth can take the weight of your pain. Salutes to your martyred dad ASI, Abdul Rashid,” Gambhir has tweeted.

ASI Abul Rashid was killed on August 28 when militants fired at him at Mehandi Kadal in Anantnag district.

Gambhir in the past has stood for Sukma attack victim CRPF Jawans. He is also running a community kitchen in Delhi, which feeds up to 800 people everyday.