Lance Naik Vijay Singh, Naik Kishan Lal, Naik Rampal Singh

Lance Naik Vijay Singh, Naik Kishan Lal, Naik Rampal Singh

Soldiers' bodies to arrive today

ROHTAK: The bodies of Lance Naik Vijay Singh (31) of Sunderpur village and Naik Kishan Lal of Titoli village who laid down their lives while fighting against the Pakistan-backed intruders in Kargil, will be brought here tomorrow morning.

With the supreme sacrifice made by these two soldiers a total of six soldiers from the district have lost their lives in the Kargil conflict.

Lance Naik Vijay Singh of 17 Jat Regiment is survived by his widow, Satwanti, son, Joginder Singh (4), father and mother.

Naik Kishan Lal is survived by his widow, Rajmati, two sons aged 19 and 17, a daughter and father and mother.

Naik Rampal Singh of 9 Mahar Regiment, another martyr was cremated with full military honours at his native village of Sauddah in Bahadurgarh subdivision of the Jhajjar district this morning.

His body was received by his father Raj Singh at about 7.30 a.m. when it was brought from Delhi. He is survived by his parents, wife and three children. The Minister of State for Ayurveda, Ms Kanta Devi; Badli MLA Mr Dhir Pal; a former Deputy Speaker of State Assembly Mr Manphool Singh; a former MLA, Mr Mange Ram; the Deputy Commissioner, Mr Srikant Walgadh; the SSP, Mr M.S. Mann and a large number of local residents paid homage to the brave soldier.

CourtesyThe Tribune News Service

Tribute to valour

NURPUR: The block Youth Congress performed a havan at Niazpur today to pay tributes to three martyrs, Lakhbir Singh, Bir Singh and Ashok Kumar of Nurpur and Jawali, who had laid down their lives while fighting Pakistani intruders in the Kargil sector. On the occasion families of the deceased were given cooking gas connections free of cost. A blood donation identification camp was also organised in which 100 youths got their names registered in blood donors’ list after verification of their blood groups.

CourtesyThe Tribune News Service

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