14th martyr from
14th Kargil martyr from the district, Naik Sucha
Singh, of 14 Light Infantry was cremated at his
native village, Kaleka, near Baba Bakala, with full
military honours today.
Naik Sucha Singh was killed
in a blast in the Kargil area on July 15. His body
was brought to his village last evening by an Army
Lt Col Gurdeep Singh of the
15 Independent Infantry Division represented the
Chief of Army Staff at the cremation. The Punjab
Government was represented by the state Animal
Husbandry Minister, Dr Rattan Singh.
Others present at the
cremation were the Deputy Commissioner, Mr
Narinderjit Singh, senior civil and police officials
and political leaders besides panches and sarpanches.
Naik Sucha Singh leaves
behind his wife Jasbir Kaur and four sons.
The Tribune News Service