mourn soldier’s death
NABHA, July 17 — Thousands of residents of Mohali
village, near here, and surrounding areas bid a tearful farewell to Sepoy
Harjinder Singh of 22 Punjab Regiment yesterday. The soldier had laid down
his life while fighting Pak intruders in Sambha sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
"Our son has made the supreme sacrifice
for the nation and we are proud to be his parents", said Mr Kesar Singh
and Mrs Harbhajan Kaur, father and mother of the martyr.
Among those who paid homage to the
hero were Mr Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, Rajya Sabha member, Mr Govind Singh Kanjhla, Minister, Mr Anirudh
Tiwari, Deputy Commissioner, Sangrur, Mr
Arpit Shukla, SSP, Sangrur and Sant Narain Dass Moni.
The martyr was cremated with full
military honours in the afternoon. Major P.B. Thapa laid a wreath on the
body on behalf of the defence forces.
Courtesy: The Tribune News