Dehradun, August 17
The physique of 11 Garhwal Rifles Jawan Rajendra Singh Negi, who had gone lacking in January whereas on patrol close to the LoC in Gulmarg, has been discovered, his household mentioned Monday.
The information in regards to the restoration of the jawan’s physique was conveyed to his spouse by an officer of his battalion, his cousin Dinesh Negi mentioned.
Negi’s physique was recovered after the snowmelt on Saturday, eight months after he had gone lacking, he mentioned.
When Negi couldn’t be discovered for a number of months, he was presumed killed in motion and declared a “battle casualty” in May this yr.
इस वर्ष जनवरी माह में हिमस्खलन के कारण लापता हुए 11 गढ़वाल राइफल्स के शहीद जवान श्री राजेन्द्र सिंह नेगी जी की पार्थिव देह मिल गई है।मैं नेगी जी के बलिदान के लिए उनको नमन करता हूँ और शोक संतप्त परिवारजनों को भरोसा देता हूँ कि सरकार उनके साथ हमेशा खड़ी है।
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— Trivendra Singh Rawat (@tsrawatbjp) August 15, 2020
Negi, the eldest son of his mother and father, is survived by his spouse, two daughters and a son.
In a late-night put up on social media on Sunday, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat condoled the demise of the jawan, saying he salutes his martyrdom.
Rawat prayed for peace to the departed soul and power for the household.
He mentioned the federal government stands with the household and would lengthen help to it. PTI