Kishtwar based Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under Delta Force conducted the final rites ceremony of Martyr Sapper Kishori Lal Rathore of 175 Engineer Regiment (TA Bn), today. The martyr was given a final farewell with full military honours in presence of hundreds people who converged to pay their tributes to the braveheart at Dharbshala.
Martyr Sapper Kishori Lal Rathore laid down his life on saturday while carrying out the resuscitation of the anti infiltration obstacle system in Macchal Sector. The slogans of “Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ rent the air as the body of Martyr Sapper Kishori Lal Rathore reached his native place. The mortal remains of the soldier were brought from Srinagar to Kishtwar by a Army Helicopter yesterday and were then transported by road to his native village Dhar.
A huge gathering of Soldiers, family and friends were present during the cremation. The cremation was attended by Commander Rashtriya Rifles Kishtwar and from the Civil Administration present where Mr Sandeep Wazir SSP Kishtwar, Mr Dewan Chand District Sports Officer, Mr Yograj SHO Drabshala & Mr Jagadeshwar Tehsildhar Drabshala along with Panches and Sarpanches of nearby villages.