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CG naxal attack: Two CRPF jawans cremated with state honours

Press Trust of India  |  Morena/Bhind (MP) 

The mortal remains of two CRPF personnel from who were killed in the naxal attack in yesterday were consigned to flames with full state honours in their native places today.

Nine CRPF personnel were killed in district after suspected ultras blew up their (MPV).

Last rites of (32) were performed in Bhind town while that of Assistant Sub-Inspector (52) in Tarsama village in district.

Earlier in the day, a helicopter carrying mortal remains of Rajawat and Tomar landed on the Special Armed Forces (SAF) ground at Bhind, from where they were taken to their respective residences.

Lal Singh Arya, CRPF IG R P Pandey and Bhind collector Illaiya Raja paid rich tributes to Rajawat before his cremation. Similar tribute was paid to Tomar before his final journey.

A pall of gloom descended on Chaturvedi Nagar in Bhind and Tarsama village after locals came to know about martyrdom of Rajawat and Tomar.

Earlier, Arya informed the bereaved family members of Rajawat and Tomar that Chief Minister has announced an ex-gratia of Rs one crore each and a government job for one of their kin.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 21:40 IST