Assam: Mortal remains of martyred Army jawan reach Guwahati, govt to provide Rs 20 lakh to family

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The mortal remains of martyred Army jawan Hardhan Chandra Roy arrived at Guwahati airport on Sunday evening. The army jawan from Assam’s Dhubri district was killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu & Kashmir.

The mortal remains of the Army jawan were taken to the mortuary of the Base Hospital at Basistha in Guwahati.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal paid last respect to the mortal remains of the Army jawan Hardhan Chandra Roy at army base hospital, Basistha in Guwahati.

Assam Chief Minister Sonowal said that martyr Hardhan Chandra Roy made supreme sacrifice in the service of the nation and thereby set a glowing example of patriotism and velour. He would remain immortal and his sacrifices would keep inspiring the young generation.

Sarbananda Sonowal also conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved family members. He also informed that the government of Assam would provide financial assistance of Rs 20 lakh to the next of kin of the martyr.

The final wreath-laying ceremony of the Army jawan will be held at his native village in Dhubri district on Monday.

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