Dehradun: A sea of humanity gathered to pay their homage to Indian Army Major Chitresh Singh Bisht in Dehradun as slogans like Amar Rahe rent the air on Monday.
The gathering also raised slogans like Indian Army Zindabad and Pakistan Murdabad .
Major Bisht was martyred on February 16 while defusing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which was planted by terrorists across the LoC in Rajouri’s Naushera sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat also present. Bisht was to get married within a month.
The 31-year-old was an officer in the Indian Army’s Corps of Engineers. He is survived by his parents and an elder brother.
The brave officer defused one landmine, while another one went off injuring him critically. He was rushed to a hospital, however, succumbed to the injuries.