The wreath-laying ceremony of Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh, who lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Nowshera, Rajouri district yesterday, was performed at Nowshera on Monday.
During the ceremony, Army personnel paid their tributes to the Naib Subedar. GOC, Ace of Spades Div & all ranks paid tributes to a braveheart who made the supreme sacrifice in Nowshera Sector yesterday.
His mortal remains are now being taken to his hometown in Punjab.
As per Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand, PRO (Defence), Indian Army, the Pakistan Army resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Control in Nowshera of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.
Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh was critically injured in the incident and later succumbed to his injuries.
Army Chief MM Naravane offered his condolences to Naib Subedar.
“General MM Naravane Chief of Army Staff and all ranks salute the supreme sacrifice of Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh; offer deepest condolences to the family,” tweeted the Additional Directorate General of Public Information — Indian Army.