• Tue. Jul 23rd, 2024

ASSAM RIFLES PAYS TRIBUTE TO BRAVEHEART AT MANTRIPUKHRI

Assam Rifles organised a wreath laying ceremony for Rfn/Gd (Late) HK Kuki, of 4 Assam Rifles who gave supreme sacrifice in the service of the nation.

On 27 June 1963 while movement of a column from Khonsa to Ngoithong (Arunachal Pradesh), at approximately 10: 30AM near Ngoithong, the column came under heavy volume of fire from an unknown insurgent group. Own troops immediately retaliated the fire and in the ensuring heavy exchange of fire Rfn/(Gd) (Late) HK Kuki sustained Gun Shot wounds and succumbed to injuries, thereby making the supreme sacrifice for the nation. Assam Rifles honoured the brave heart by paying homage at War Memorial to his supreme sacrifice for the cause of the Nation, disregarding personal safety.

The ceremony included a poignant wreath laying and a motivational speech to all ranks narrating the story of the brave heart in the service of nation. A total of 04 Officers, 12 Junior Commissioned Officers and 43 Other Ranks of Assam Rifles paid tribute by laying wreath & according Guard of Honour.

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