Defence spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand stated, “Wreaths have been laid by senior Military officers and civil dignitaries in a ceremony in Rajouri. The mortal stays of the junior commissioned officer and 4 troopers belonging to completely different components of the nation shall be despatched to their hometowns.”
“The mortal stays of troopers from Punjab shall be moved from Jammu by highway on Wednesday whereas these of the 2 martyrs from Uttar Pradesh and Kerala shall be moved by air and can attain Lucknow airport and Trivandrum airport the identical day,” he added.
In Kerala’s Kollam district a whole bunch braved torrential rains and arrived at ‘Visakham’, the home of martyred soldier H Vaisakh, 24, who had joined the Military 5 years in the past.
Amongst those that misplaced their lives, Naib Subedar Jaswinder Singh, 39, belonged to a farming household in Punjab with robust hyperlinks to the Military. His father Harbhajan Singh retired as Captain and his elder brother Rajinder Singh is an ex-serviceman too.
Thirty-year-old Mandeep Singh’s brother Jagroop Singh too was a havildar within the Military. They’re from Gurdaspur in Punjab.
Sepoy Gajjan Singh, 26, of Ropar in Punjab received married in February this yr and carried out his marriage rituals beneath the banner and flag of the farmers’ agitation.