Body of jawan killed in mine blast reaches Mandi today
BODY TO BE BROUGHT TO PATHANKOT FROM IMPHAL BY AIR AND THEN TAKEN TO PANDOH IN ARMY VEHICLE; WILL BE CREMATED WITH STATE HONOURS
MANDI : The body of Assam Riffles jawan Inder Singh from the Pandoh area of Mandi district, who was killed in a landmine blast in Manipur on Monday, will reach home on Wednesday.
A pall of gloom descended on the town as the news of Inder’s death reached his family on Tuesday.
Inder’s maternal uncle Man Singh, a retired army personnel, said the Assam Riffles headquarters informed him his body will be brought to Pathankot from Imphal by air and then taken to Pandoh in an army vehicle.
Mandi Sadar sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Pooja Chauhan, who visited that Inder’s house, said he will be cremated with state honours on Wednesday.
Inder is survived by his wife, seven-year-old son and his widow mother.
Inder Singh, an Assam Rifles jawan, is survived by his wife, sevenyearold son and his widow mother.