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Mortal remains of Nagrota attack martyr Major Akshay Kumar cremated in Bengaluru

he body of 31-year old Kumar was brought from New Delhi in an IAF aircraft and kept at the Yelahanka Air Force station where the Army and IAF officials and dignitaries paid their last respects to the martyr.


By   |  Updated On : December 01, 2016 09:07 PM
Mortal remains of Nagrota attack martyr Major Akshay Kumar cremated in Bengaluru

Mortal remains of Nagrota attack martyr Major Akshay Kumar cremated in Bengaluru

Bengaluru :  

The mortal remains of martyr Major Akshay Girish Kumar, killed during the terror strike on Nagrota Army camp in Jammu, were cremated with full military honours in Bengaluru on Thursday.

The body of 31-year old Kumar was brought from New Delhi in an IAF aircraft and kept at the Yelahanka Air Force station where the Army and IAF officials and dignitaries paid their last respects to the martyr.

Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra and Bengaluru Mayor Padmvathi laid wreaths on  the body of Kumar, who was part of the Quick Reponse Team that swung into action soon after the terror strike on Tuesday.

Jayachandra announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 25 lakh to the family of Kumar, who was among the seven armymen, including two officers, killed in the terror attack.

Kumar is survived by wife Sangeetha and two and a half year old daughter Naina. 

The mortal remains of martyr Major Akshay Girish Kumar, killed during the terror strike on Nagrota Army camp in Jammu, were cremated with full military honours in Bengaluru on Thursday.

The body of 31-year old Kumar was brought from New Delhi in an IAF aircraft and kept at the Yelahanka Air Force station where the Army and IAF officials and dignitaries paid their last respects to the martyr.

Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra and Bengaluru Mayor Padmvathi laid wreaths on  the body of Kumar, who was part of the Quick Reponse Team that swung into action soon after the terror strike on Tuesday.

Jayachandra announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 25 lakh to the family of Kumar, who was among the seven armymen, including two officers, killed in the terror attack.

Kumar is survived by wife Sangeetha and two and a half year old daughter Naina. 

First Published: Thursday, December 01, 2016 09:02 PM

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