Army today paid homage to Havaldar Madan Lal, who laid down his life while foiling an infiltration bid in Nowgam sector of north Kashmir.
Lal led his team in the operation that foiled an infiltration bid by armed terrorists on Tuesday. Army had foiled two infiltration bids in Nowgam and Uri sectors of Kashmir on that day.
At a wreath laying ceremony at Badami Bagh Cantonment, Srinagar, Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen Satish Dua and other Army personnel paid rich tributes to the 37-year-old martyr from the Dogra Regiment, an Army officer of Northern Command said here.
Madan Lal, who hailed from Gharota village in Pathankot, is survived by his wife Bhawna Devi and two children – a six-year-old daughter and a two-year-old son.
The mortal remains of the martyr will be taken to his hometown where the last rites will be held with full military honours.