The household of Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, who was killed in motion in motion in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Handwara through the weekend, paid tribute to the officer this morning in Jaipur.
A wreath-laying ceremony was held in Jaipur forward of his funeral which shall be held within the metropolis. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, his deputy Sachin Pilot and BJP MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore had been amongst those that paid their final respects to the adorned officer and supplied condolences to Colonel Sharma’s household on the Jaipur Navy Station.
The officer’s spouse Pallavi Sharma – in a white kurta – and their younger daughter Tamanna – rose above their grief and had been had been seen saluting the officer. His mom too paid him tribute.
Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, who had been awarded gallantry medals twice for exemplary bravery in counter-terrorist missions. was the commanding officer of 21 Rashtriya Rifles which was concerned within the anti-terror operation. Main Anuj Sood, Naik Rajesh Kumar and Lance Naik Dinesh, who had been from the identical unit, and police officer Shakeel Ahmad Qazi, had been a part of the joint safety operation and killed in motion.
— ANI (@ANI) Might 5, 2020
Colonel Sharma’s physique arrived in Jaipur on Monday by a particular plane and was taken to the army hospital in a adorned military car.
The final rites of Main Anuj Sood will even be held at present in Chandigarh, officers stated. Floral tributes had been paid on the Chandigarh Air Pressure station as his physique arrived there on Monday.
A joint anti-terrorist operation by the armed forces and the J&Okay Police was carried out within the Handwara space of Kupwara district in north Kashmir, about 70 km from capital Srinagar, an Military assertion stated, including that the five-member workforce was capable of rescue a number of civilians. Two terrorists had been killed through the joint operation.
Paying tribute to the 5 safety personnel on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had stated their “valour and sacrifice won’t ever be forgotten”. “Tributes to our brave troopers and safety personnel martyred in Handwara. Their valour and sacrifice won’t ever be forgotten. They served the nation with utmost dedication and labored tirelessly to guard our residents. Condolences to their households and mates,” he wrote.