Mansa/Barnala, April 28
The mortal stays of Sepoy Prabhjit Singh and Sepoy Amardeep Singh of 21 Punjab Regiment have been consigned to flames at their native villages in Mansa and Barnala districts, respectively. The troopers have been killed in an avalanche on the Siachen glacier on Sunday.
Prabhjit’s brother lit the pyre of the martyr at Hakamwala village within the Budhlada subdivision of Mansa. A contingent of the Military performed ‘The Final Publish’ and a gun salute adopted.
On behalf of Governor VP Singh Badnaur and Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, Extra Deputy Commissioner Sukhpreet Singh Sidhu laid the wreath.
He conveyed condolences to martyr’s father Jagmel Singh and mom Melo Kaur and ensured all attainable assist to them. He additionally mentioned Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had introduced Rs 50 lakh ex-gratia compensation and a authorities job for the following of the kin.
Others current have been Budhlada MLA Budh Ram, former MLA Ajit Inder Singh Moffer, SDM Sagar Setia, Subedar Bhupinder Singh of 21 Punjab Regiment and District Protection Providers Officer Col Maninder Singh.
In Barnala, the mortal stays of Sepoy Amardeep Singh have been consigned to flames with full honour at Karamgarh village. Deputy Commissioner Tej Partap Singh Phoolka mentioned as per the federal government rule, the 23-year-old soldier’s household would get Rs 50 lakh ex gratia. — TPR