Share

Colonel Mahadik’s Last Rites Performed at Satara

Last rites were performed for Colonel Santosh Mahadik today at his hometown Satara, Maharashtra, where a huge congregation of people came together to honour the braveheart. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar also paid homage to the martyr. Colonel Mahadik, martyred in a gunbattle with militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday, was honoured by the Army at a ceremony in Srinagar on Wednesday morning. The 38-year-old was the second Army commanding officer to die in a terrorist encounter this year. As an officer of the elite 21 Para-Special Forces unit, Col Mahadik led many “successful operations” against militants and their hideouts in Jammu and Kashmir and in the northeast for over a decade. Col Mahadik, who studied in the Sainik School in his hometown Satara in Maharashtra, leaves behind his wife Sashwati, an 11-year-old daughter and a five-year-old son.

Subscribe to Times Now | Click Here ► http://goo.gl/U9ibPb

‘Download the official TIMES NOW mobile app – Give a missed call on 1800 4190 300. Stay updated, stay ahead.’

Subscribe Now To Our Network Channels :-
The NewsHour Debate : http://goo.gl/LfNgFF
ET Now : http://goo.gl/5XreUq

To Stay Updated Download the Times Now App :-
Android Google Play : https://goo.gl/zJhWjC
Apple App Store : https://goo.gl/d7QBQZ

Social Media Links :-
Facebook – http://goo.gl/CC7rGc
G+ – http://goo.gl/O1iEp5
Twitter – http://goo.gl/uHYsqP
Also visit our website – http://goo.gl/XPUXe8

Leave a Comment