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MP soldier killed in J&K cremated with full military honours

Press Trust of India  |  Datia (MP) 

The body of an jawan, who was killed in an operation against terrorists in last week, was today cremated with full military honours at his ancestral Rev village in Madhya Pradesh's district.

Ranjeet Singh Tomar, a soldier of the 28 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) of the Army, died in the operation in district on July 6.

A large crowd, comprising military personnel and civilians, assembled today to pay homage to the soldier. It included Narottam Mishra, the state's Public Relations and Water Resources Minister, who is also the MLA from

Meanwhile, announced an ex-gratia of Rs 1 crore, a government job and a flat for Tomar's family.

Chouhan also announced the installation of a statue of the soldier in the village.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 16:35 IST