Friday, 15 June 2018 | PNS | Dehradun–
Uttarakhand has lost another of its brave young sons on Thursday when Rudraprayag resident Manvendra Singh Rawat got martyred in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the information available here, a party of army men entered into an ambush with the militants in Bandipora sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday night. In the exchange of fires, two militants were killed while Manvendra sustained injuries. The brave heart later succumbed to the injuries.
The military authorities are transporting the mortal remains of the soldier from Jammu to his native village in Rudraprayag district. A pall of gloom descended on Kaviltha village and adjoining areas of Ukhimath when the news of death of Manvendra arrived. The martyr is survived by a five- year- old daughter and two and half- year- old son. His family members said that Manvendra called up his mother after he was injured and told her proudly that he has gunned down two terrorists. The funeral of the brave heart would take place on Friday.
The Governor and Chief Minister of Uttarakhand have expressed grief at the death of Manvendra Singh. In a message, the Governor prayed for peace of the departed soul and sought strength to the bereaved family. The CM while expressing his heartfelt condolence over the martyrdom of Manvendra Singh prayed for the departed soul. He said that he salutes the martyrdom of the son of Uttarakhand and said that his sympathies are lying with the family members of the martyr during this time of their grave bereavement. CM added that the government will provide all possible support to the martyr’s family members. He said that the brave sons of Uttarakhand are always ready to sacrifice their life on the altar of the unity and integrity of their motherland.
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