Dineshbhai, Sepoy Harendragiri Goswamy, Naik S. N.
Malik, Sepoy Amrish Pal Banghi, Lance Naik Satpal
Singh, Rifleman Satbir Singh, Rifleman Jagmal Singh
Bodies of seven Army personnel
brought to Capital
NEW DELHI: The mortal remains of
the seven Army personnel who died while fighting Pakistani infiltrators
in Kargil sector, were brought here on Thursday.
Two bodies of sepoy Dinesh Bhai Mohan Bhai, (12th battalion Mahar Regiment), resident of Kheda in Gujarat, and
sepoy Goswamy Harenderagiri (Mahar Regiment), of Junagarh, Gujarat, were
received at the cargo complex of Palam airport. The bodies will be flown
to Ahmedabad to be handed over to their kin.
On arrival, wreaths were placed on
the bodies on behalf of the Gujarat government. The state government has
announced ex-gratia payment of Rs five lakh to the families of the martyrs
from Gujarat besides construction of memorial.
The other five bodies were those
of Nk S N Malik (Mahar), of Orissa, sepoy Amrish Pal Bangi (Mahar), of
Muzaffarnagar, UP, L/Nk Satpal Singh (2 Rajputana Rifles), resident of
Garh Mukteshwar, rifleman Satbir Singh (2 Rajputana Rifles) of Churu, Rajasthan,
and rifleman Jagmal Singh (2 Rajputana Rifles), resident of Sikar, Rajasthan.
These were received at 218 Medium Regiment near the Army Parade Ground.
Courtesy: The Times of India News Service
rites of 7 martyrs performed
JAMMU, July 7 (PTI) — The mortal
remains of seven martyrs of 12 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JKLI),
who laid down their lives fighting intruders in the Batalik sub-sector
in Kargil, were cremated and buried at their native places.
The bodies were received by Minister
for Industries and Commerce Bodh Raj Bali, Minister of Sheep Husbandry,
S.S. Slathia, Army Station Commander, Brig I.P. Singh, Air Force Commander
Capt S.K. Sharma at the Jammu technical airport yesterday.
The bodies received include those
of Naik Jugal Kishore of Jhalas village in Poonch district, rifleman Mohammad
Farid of Kah-Chamala village in Rajouri district, rifleman Mohammad Aslam
of Kalar Md village in Poonch, Havildar Daler Singh Bahu of Pallanwala
village in Akhnoor tehsil, Havildar Abdul Karim of a village in Udhampur
district, rifleman Rattan Chand of Nandpur village in Samba tehsil and
Naik Surjeet Singh of Samilpur village of Jammu district.
Later, the bodies of all martyrs
were taken to their respective native places for performing the last rites
with full military honours.
Courtesy: The Tribune News Service