Union Minister of state for industries Ashwani Kumar laid a wreath on the body of the jawan on behalf of the Union Government while Transport Minister Mohan Lal laid a wreath on behalf of the Punjab Government.
Pathankot SP and a number of other civil and police officers were also persent on the occasion. The pyre was lit by his nephew, as both the children of the 33-year old jawan are minors, with the daughter just two month old.
A large number of residents of the village and those of neighbouring villages attended the funeral. The body of the ITBP jawan was brought here from Delhi this afternoon.
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