JAMMU, AUG 17
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today paid tributes to the bravehearts of ITBP, who had lost their lives in a bus accident near Chandanwari Yesterday.
Attending the Ceremonial Honours for the ITBP bravehearts at DPL Srinagar, the Lt Governor said “the nation will never forget their courage, valour and supreme sacrifice”.
The mortal remains of the bravehearts were sent to their respective native places for their last rites with full military honours.
Among others who paid their tributes were Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Sh Dilbag Singh, DGP; Lt General Amardeep Singh Aujla, GOC 15 Corps; Sh R K Goyal, Additional Chief Secretary, Home department, besides senior officers from Police, Army, ITBP and other security forces.
Meanwhile, Dr Sujoy Lal Thaosen, DG ITBP today met Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha here at Raj Bhavan.
The DG ITBP and the Lt Governor discussed the treatment and medical support being provided to the ITBP personnel injured in the bus accident near Chandanwari on August 16.
Critically injured will be airlifted to AIIMS trauma centre for advanced treatment, it was informed.
Pertinently, the Lt Governor had visited the Army Hospital Srinagar on Tuesday to inquire about the well-being of ITBP personnel injured in the tragic road accident.
Manoj Rawat, ADG, ITBP; DIGs ITBP- Sh Ranbir Singh and Sh Kuldeep Dwivedi accompanied the DG ITBP.