General Officer Commanding 15 corps Lt Gen Satish Dua pays tributes to Capt Tushar Mahajan and Lance Naik Om Prakash at a wreath laying ceremony at 15 corps headquarters Badami Bagh in Srinagar. (PTI Photo)
The army today bid adieu to Captain Tushar Mahajan who was killed while fighting terrorists in Pampore of South Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Senior army officers, including General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of the Northern Commanding, Lt Gen DS Hooda and several other officers attended the wreath laying ceremony at the Headquarters of Northern Command in Jammu.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Udhampur Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Deputy Inspector General, Udhampur-Reasi range and Senior Superintendent of Police, Udhampur besides other officials of the police and civil administration also paid tributes.
The family members, including Tushar Mahajan's father and mother, were present at the ceremony.
"The Army Commander (Northern Command) and other senior officials paid their rich tributes to the brave son of the soil who laid down his life for the country," a Defence spokesman said.
He said the last rites of Captain Tushar Mahajan will be performed with full military honours this evening at his hometown.