Jamshedpur : Kishan Kumar Dubey, a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan from Baghbera died in Kashmir in cross border firing.
Kishan (24), second son Dharmraj Dubey, died in a cross-border firing at north Kashmir on Thursday evening.†Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday bid a tearful adieu to its jawan who was killed in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowgam sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Kishan was a student of government school, Indira Uccha Vidhyalay in Baghbera and completed his intermediate from the Jamshedpur Co-operative College before being selected in the BSF.
Second among the five sons of Dharmraj, Kishan had joined the BSF as a constable on November 1, 2013.†
He was earlier posted at Bangladesh border and had been posted at† BSF’s Baramola post† in north Kashmir three months ago.
Family members revealed that Kishan’s bodybag will reach their house at Trimurty Chowk area in Kitadih, Baghbera by Saturday evening.† The last rites will be performed shortly after the body arrives here.
East Singhbhum deputy commissioner, Amitabh Kaushal, senior SP, Anoop T Mathew and additional deputy commissioner (ADC) Sunil Kumar visited the Baghbera and met the martyr family members and expressed their condolence.†
” We are here to salute the great man who died for his country. Uma Mahto, director, District Rural Development Agency, had also accompanied us and had talked to Kishan’s mother Jagmaya Devi for consoling her.† We had also discussed about the arrangement of the last rites,” said the ADC.
A wreath laying ceremony was held at Subsidiary Training Centre (STC) Humhama to pay tributes to Kishan Kumar Dubey of 119 Battalion BSF.
Senior officers led by Special Director General BSF and Inspector General of BSF paid homage. Floral wreaths were laid on the coffin carrying the body of the slain jawan. Later, Dubey’s body was flown to his native state of Jharkhand for last rites.