Lance Naik Sahu cremated with military honours

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 04 Sep 2018 11:32:47



Lance Naik Domeshwar Kumar Sahu was martyred during an encounter with terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir on Sept 1

Staff Reporter

Rich tributes were paid to Shahid Lance Naik Domeshwar Kumar Sahu, as his mortal remains reached Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur, from Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning.

The tributes were paid to the ‘Shahid’ Jawan by Women and Child Welfare Minister Ramsheela Sahu and senior officers and personnel from Indian Army, Central Armed Police Force, State Police and by the members of Ex-Servicemen Association and Army Welfare Board, who were present at the airport to receive the mortal remains. Later the mortal remains of the Shahid Jawan was sent to his native village Umarpoti, Butrel under Ranitarai police station under Patan tehsil in Durg district.

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh had also expressed his deep condolence on the martyrdom of Lance Naik Domeshwar Kumar Sahu during an encounter in Jammu. Extending his deep sympathies with his family members, the Chief Minister prayed for the peace of departed soul.

It is worth mentioning here that Shahid Lance Naik Domeshwar Kumar Sahu (32), son of Heeralal Sahu, from 25 Division, Signal Corps, present posted in Jammu and Kashmir, was martyred during an encounter with terrorists at Rajouri Sector in Jammu on Saturday. It is being stated that before joining Army in 2006, Late Domeshwar Kumar Sahu, a resident of Umarpoti in Patan block, was interested in joining armed forces since his school days. Due to his good performance during Army training, he was awarded with Best Soldier Award. Younger among three brothers, Domeshwar left behind wife, one-year-old son, brothers, parents with military honours and scores of friends and relatives grieving.

His last rites were performed in his native village in Umarpoti with full Military honours, in the presence of officers from Indian Army, district administration and police and large number of relatives and friends. People from Umarpoti village and other nearby villages were accumulated there to pay their last tributes to the son of the soil who had sacrificed his life in service of the Nation.