Naib Subedar Jaswinder Singh who was killed in Poonch encounter cremated with state honours at native village in Punjab

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Kapurthala (Punjab) [India]October 14 (ANI): Naib Subedar S Jaswinder Singh, who lost his life during an anti-militancy operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch sector on October 11, was cremated with full military honors at his native village Mana Talwandi on Wednesday. Kapurthala District.

Jaswinder Singh, who was awarded the Sena Medal for Gallantry, was made the supreme sacrifice in Jammu and Kashmir a few days back, a press release from the District Public Relations Office said on Wednesday.

On Wednesday morning, his body was brought with full respect to Mana Talwandi village, where thousands of people, including cabinet minister Rana Gurjit Singh, senior officials of administration, police and Indian Army, paid tribute to Jaswinder Singh.

Deputy Commissioner Deepti Uppal also handed over the condolence message sent by Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit to the family members of Jaswinder Singh.

Unparalleled to the courage shown by Jaswinder Singh, Minister Rana Gurjit Singh informed that as per the announcement made by the Chief Minister of Punjab, besides ex-gratia grant of Rs 50 lakh to the family of Jaswinder Singh, government jobs will be given to the family members. Lion.

A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and four Indian Army personnel were martyred during a counter-terror operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Monday. (ANI)

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