Last rites of martyred CRPF commandant held in Jharkhand

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Ranchi, Aug 16 (IANS) The funeral of CRPF commandant Pramod Kumar, killed in a terrorist attack in Kashmir, was held on Tuesday with state honours in Jamtara district of Jharkhand.

The martyred trooper’s seven-year-old daughter Arna performed the last rites.

Jharkhand Agriculture Minister Randhir Singh and senior officials paid tributes to Pramod Kumar, one of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel who were attacked on Independence Day by terrorists in Nowhatta area of Srinagar.

Pramod Kumar was born in 1972 and joined CRPF in 1998. He was promoted to commandant rank last month.

He was Commanding Officer of the 49 battalion of CRPF.



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