Shaheed Sepoy Deep
HAMIRPUR: Mortal remains of Sepoy Deep Chand
of 13 J&K Rifles were consigned to flames at Baroti village, about
40 km from here, today.
Thousands of men, women and children
were present at his funeral.
Earlier, the body of the martyr was
taken to the village from Bachat Bhawan, Hamirpur, in a motorcade.
Prominent among those present at
the crematorium were the Himachal Pradesh Education Minister, Mr Ishwar
Dass Dhiman; the MLA, Mr Baldev Sharma; the ADM, Mr Nirmal Singh Suman;
the SP Mr Ahmed Payam Syddiqui and the SDM Mr Gopal Sharma. They placed
wreaths on the body.
Col A.K. Kapoor, Col H. Klair and
Capt R.C. Pathania represented Army. Slogans of "Deep Chand, amar rahe,
amar rahe" and "Pakistan of barbad, ho barbad", rent the air as Mr Vinod
Kumar, cousin of the martyr, lit the pyre.
Courtesy: The Tribune News Service