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Franco D’Souza awarded Northern Command Army

GOA: Siolim resident Major Clifford Franco D’Souza has been awarded the Northern Command Army Commanders Commendations Card (Gallantry) for his role in an operation to uncover a terrorist hideout in the Kashmir valley. The operation also helped the Indian Army capture a terrorist.

Maj D’Souza is an IT engineer by profession who later joined the Indian Army in 2010. He joined the Maratha Light Infantry regiment and was even posted as an instructor with 5 Marathan Light Infantry.

Speaking to TOI, his mother Celeste D’Souza said that she is proud of her son’s achievements. “I have been receiving so many calls since morning, people wishing me and saying that they are proud of my son. It has been overwhelming.”

 The News24 Goa