Srinagar, 03 Aug 2017. The Army today paid homage to two of its bravehearts, martyred in Shopian Operation in Kashmir on 03 Aug 2017.
Joined by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Ms. Mehbooba Mufti and Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen JS Sandhu along with officials from Civil Administration and other Security Forces operating in the Valley, paid rich tributes to Maj Kamlesh Pandey and Sep Tanzin Chhultim in a solemn ceremony in BB Cantt, Srinagar.
The spirited and daring officer, Maj Kamlesh Pandey, joined the Army in June 2012 and hailed from Almora, Uttrakhand. He is survived by his wife and a two year old daughter. The 25 years old young martyr Sep Tanzin Chhultim of Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh had joined the Army in September 2012, is proudly remembered by his comrades as a highly professional soldier and a true patriot. He is survived by his parents.
The mortal remains of the martyrs will be taken to their native places for last rites with full military honours. The Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved families and remains committed to their dignity and well being.