Last rites of martyred CRPF jawan performed

Last rites of martyred CRPF jawan performed

The last rites of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan Basappa Hanumantappa Bhajantri, who was killed in a terrorist attack at Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir, were performed with military honours at his native village Bailur in Kittur taluk on Wednesday.

The body of the jawan arrived at Goa by flight and by road to his native village. His family members broke down and were inconsolable when his remains arrived in the village. His wife Renuka and children were consoled by Deputy Commissioner N Jayaram.
The district administration had made arrangements on the premises of the government school in the village for people to pay their respects to the martyr.

Deputy Commissioner N Jayaram, SP B R Ravikanthegowda, assistant commissioner Shivanand Bhajantri and in-charge tahsildar G K Ratnakar paid respects to the martyr on behalf of the state government.