In the India-Pakistan war 1965 I was soldier with an infantry battalion 8 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles (8 JAK RIFLES) of the Indian Army. We advanced about 10 miles deep into Pakistan reached at a village Chawinda, Sialkot District, Pakistan. On our advancement the village was already been deserted - vacated thus was easy to occupy. We searched houses found one blind woman very old 105 years old blind grandmother, who has been left behind, she was lying on a broken charpai (broken bed), she was unable to realize the war and we are Indian soldiers occupied the village. I think she was byself there - alone over two days - On realised or heard humans around she started non-stop Islamic Lyrics Allah Hoo Akbar and she was extremely happy noticed someone there - the war itself was Hindu-Muslim on Kashmir. I was the only one Christian soldiers with 8 JAK Rif and the lyrics she was innocently on faith God is good - God is great the heart of her religion - her faith. On asked her age she said she was born at an year of certain incident, the other soldiers with me knew which incident was that thus we figured she was 105 years old. I am not from Kashmir or Punjabi or North India to know the incident in the tradition. Even I don't know Hindi well enough. I was friendly to her and treated her like my mother or grandmother - but she didn't know who I am or who we are. The time was ferocious and crucial, had no time to wast - cease fire doesn't mean no firing at all. Chawinda was a village with many hey construction houses at one compound - She was in such one of the inside village house many houses together - somehow the side walls were protecting her from injury - even she survided about two days without water or food - she couldn't stand up - dead cows and buffaloes were decaying around. Right away I gave her bottled water from my pack - Although cease-fire doesn't mean no ground fire, occasional ground fire was still on, cease fire does not mean firing ended - This very old woman could not even stand - we didn't know what to do with her at that crucial situations - we saved and fed her and taken care of her three days until the cease fire settled into full effect and handed over her to Pakistanis.

(My grand-mother who was living 95 years that time died 10 years later at age 105 years in Kerala State - India - My grandmother Annamma Abraham Pantradiyil house - tomb at Malankara Catholic Church at Oonnukal Omalloor Pathanamthitta Kerala State pin 689647 India - Last time I visited the tomb on September 29, 2016.

MIRACLE AT CHAWINDA CHURCH SIALKOT PAKISTAN - DURING THE WAR THE VILLAGE CHAWINDA BEEN DESTROYED OF INDIAN SHELLING OF ARTILARY FIRING - There were three brick buildings there in my memory - one was a one level church building and the other was a two level (two story) bunglow of a Genral in the Pakistani Army. Third was a four wall small brick building - I saw a broken CROSS of the Christian so noticed by my - as a Christian I searched and found the building is a war torn church - I was no supposed to go alone inside any building at tat time - any way in Faith I went by self only inside the church building - and I was praying in silence looking at the alter - all of a sudden I saw two persons in the the alter - it was unexpected and i was not supposed to be there - within the three seconds these two men appeated in white long rob like of a Christian priest - and in few seconds i saw lighted candles in their hands and they disappear. I didn't tell anybody because I was not supposed to be there by self - then nobody going to believe me - then I become racial or baised before my fellow solders

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But I could not help Nursing Assistant Sepoy Namdar of the unit (Home state was Bombay) whom I know well. He was about 23 years old. On August 15, 1965 when heavy artillery enemy shelling begun on us he could not find a bunker to take shelter and while running he was severely wounded and fallen. I believe he died unattended on 8-15-1965 at about 8:45AM.