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Soldier cremated in Haryana village with full state honours

Press Trust of India  |  Ambala 

The mortal remains of Lance Naik Vikramjeet Singh, who was killed in a counter-infiltration operation at Gurej Sector in and Kashmir on August 6, was cremated with full state honours at Haryana's Tepla village today.

Several political leaders, officers of the and district administration and a large number of villagers were present to pay tributes to the martyr.

The wreath-laying ceremony was held and the martyr was given a gun salute by the jawans.

Singh is survived by his parents, wife, who he married a few months ago, and his younger brother.

said the has given an amount of Rs 50 lakh to the family members of the martyr. He said a government job would also be provided to the wife of the martyr.

Nayab Saini, MLA Ambala City Aseem Goel, MLA Santosh Sarwan, former HPCC chief Phool Chand Mulana, former and former MLAs Jasbir Malor and Rajbir Barara also paid tributes to the martyr.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 18:50 IST