mortal remains of Lance Naik Ratnakar Rama Kalambe of 17
Rashtriya Rifles were received with full military honours at
the Sonegaon airport in Nagpur.
As the coffin was
wheeled out of the airport terminal, the Guardsmen gave a Salami
Shastra to their late comrade. The civilian and military
dignitaries paid homage by placing wreaths.
from Jalalkheda village of Narkhed Tehsil of Nagpur District,
Lance Naik Kalambe sacrificed his life on March 5 while
engaged in operations against militants at Shri Khwaja in J
The simple ceremony
concluded with laying of wreath by Brig Tejinder Singh
followed by playing of the Last Post on the bugle and a Shok
Shastra by the Guards contingent.
The Army was represented
by the Station Commander Kamptee, Brig Tejinder Singh, Lt Col
PK Rawal, NCC OTC, Maj GR Yadav, Maj BN Bhandari, Capt Manoj
Pethe and a large number of soldiers from the Guards Regiment
The body of Lance Naik
Kalambe was sent to his village with full military honours.
L/Nk Kalambe is survived
by his widow, Mrs Archana and a daughter, Rumani.
input : Wg
Cdr S N Mukerjee