Martyred Garud Commando's last rites held with full state honours

Martyred Garud Commando

Submitted by Editor on Mon, 2016-01-04 13:22 Garnala (Haryana): The last rites of Garud Commando Gursewak Singh, who was martyred while defending Pathankot's Air Force Base from the terrorists, was held with full state honours at his native place here on Monday. Scores of people, who gathered during the cremation ceremony, mourned his loss and raised slogans denouncing Pakistan. Earlier, several top Air Force officials along with Haryana's Cabinet Minister Anil Vij took part in the ceremony held to honour the Garud Commando's sacrifice. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had yesterday announced a compensation of Rs. 20 lakh to the family of the Garud Commando. Seven security personnel have been martyred in the ongoing operation at Pathankot so far. (ANI)