AP remembers Siachen braveheart

AP remembers Siachen braveheart

Soldier Mustaq Ahmed, a native of Parnapalli in Bandi Atmakur mandal in Kurnool, who was killed in an avalanche in the Siachen glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, will be accorded a state funeral on Tuesday morning. 

His mortal remains have reached here on Monday in an IAF flight. After paying homage, his body was handed over to his relatives.

Paying homageAccording to Nandyal Revenue Divisional Officer Sudhakar Reddy, Deputy Chief Minister K E Krishna Murty and Army officials would attend the ceremony and pay homage. 

The body would be cremated with police honours. 

The Andhra Pradesh cabinet met in Vijayawada on Monday and announced Rs 25 lakh ex gratia to the kin of Mustaq and a job for one person from his family.

Mustaq Ahmed hailed from an agriculturist family. 

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