Kapil Dev to media: Tell stories of Indian youngsters' bravery

Updated: Feb 02, 2018, 16:57 IST | A Correspondent

India's first World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev, who was commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an honorary lieutenant colonel in 2008

Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev

India's first World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev, who was commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an honorary lieutenant colonel in 2008, urged the media not to present sensational stories to audiences but to show stories of youngsters who sacrificed their lives for the country "The media shouldn't present sensational stories.

Instead, we should show stories of youngsters who sacrificed their lives for the country," he added. Kapil spoke at the Atharva Foundation's special initiative to pay tribute to the Indian armed forces along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, actors Vikram Gokhale, Aftab Shivdasani, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rohini Hattangadi in Mumbai yesterday.

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