Army today paid tributes to Late Paratrooper (Ptr) Mukut Bihari Meena who was killed during counter insurgency operations on 11 July 2018 in Kupwara district, wherein one militant was also killed.
In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen AK Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks, paid homage to the slain paratrooper. In a show of solidarity, representatives from other security agencies also joined in to pay their last respects to the martyr.
Late Ptr Mukut Bihari Meena sustained bullet injury during the fierce operation at Menganwar in Kandi forests of Kupwara district. He was provided immediate first aid and evacuated to the Hospital, but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries.
Meena, was 24 years old and had joined the Army in 2011. He belonged to Village Ladaniya of Khanpur Tehsil in Jhalawar District, Rajasthan and is survived by his wife and parents.
The mortal remains of the slain paratrooper were flown for last rites to his native place, where he would be laid to rest with full military honours. In this hour of grief, the Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved family of the martyr and remains committed to their dignity and well being.