Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has said that he will support the education of Zohra, the daughter of the assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police Abdul Rasheed who was killed in an attack by militants at Islamabad.
Gambhir Tweeted: “Zohra, I can’t put u 2 sleep wid a lullaby but I’ll help u 2 wake up 2 live ur dreams. Will support ur education 4 lifetime #daughterofIndia”
The images of Zohra weeping inconsolably at her father’s wreath-laying ceremony in Srinagar went viral.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police had also reached out to Zohra with a heart-felt message on the Facebook page of the DIG of South Kashmir. “Your tears have shaken many hearts,” read the emotional message from the police officers to Zohra. “Remember we all are one family at this critical phase. Every drop of your tear sears our heart. May almighty give us the strength to go ahead with our mission of rendering services for the betterment of the society,” the message read, asking Zohra to stay strong.