DAINIK NATION BUREAU
A pall of gloom descended on Gadasu village in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand as the mortal remains of martyr Naik Jagdish Purohit reached his native village. Martyr’s wife Usha Devi was in a state of shock as the entire village gathered to pay their tributes to the martyr.
Before the martyr’s dead body reached Gadasu village, it was brought to Gopeshwar in Chamoli district of the state from Jammu in a helicopter. At Gopeshwar, martyr’s body was kept at the local stadium for the general public, who had gathered in big numbers to pay their homage to the martyr. Chamoli District Magistrate Ashish Joshi also turned up to pay tributes. The last rites of the martyr will be performed on Friday.
Naik Jagdish Purohit from Mahar Regiment was injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan a few days back succumbed to his injuries in military hospital in Jammu on Wednesday morning.
How he lost?
A 34-year-old soldier injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan succumbed to his injuries in Military Hospital in Jammu on Wednesday morning.
Naik Jagadish sustained grievous splinter injuries in the firing by the Pakistan Army in Krishna Ghati sector on 20 January.
Jagadish was a resident of Gandashu village, Chamoli, in Uttarakhana, and is survived by his wife Usha Devi and two children.