R.S Pura, 4 August: The mortal remains of the Indian Army’s Sepoy Sukhjinder Singh arrived at his home in RS Pura sector Jammu ,today.
Scores of people from different parts of the Jammu region gathered today at his house to pay their tribute to the braveheart who attained martyrdom while serving the country.
Notably, Sepoy Sukhjinder Singh (20) of Suchetgarh in Jammu attained martyrdom when he fell into a deep gorge after being hit by a boulder while patrolling on foot from Nelang to Harshil valley.
The entire area around Singh’s native place today was crowded with the sea of people who have gathered to pay their lost homage to the braveheart. With teary eyes and heavy hearts, the crowd chanted “Bharat Mata KI Jai” and “Sukhjinder Singh Amar Rahe” along with national flags in their hands as they paid homage to their hero who died while serving the motherland.
Earlier in the day, a bike rally was also organised in the border area of the RS Pura sector to pay the tribute to braveheart. People carried the tricolour and chanted the slogans of “Sukhjinder Singh Amar Rahe” and “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” during the bike rally. Notably, Singh who was posted in the 11th Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry was the third generation member who served the Indian army apart from his father and grandfather.