Gopeshwar (U’khand), Jan 26 (PTI) Army jawan Jadgish Purohit, who was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, was laid to rest at his native village in Chamoli district here with full military honours. Also Read - Pakistan Remains on FATF Grey List, Given Time Till June to Implement Full Action Plan

The jawan’s body, which was brought here from J-K’s Rajouri district by the Air Force helicopter, yesterday reached his native village Gadasu as large number of people including leaders from different political parties paid their last respect. Also Read - Pakistan MP Who is in His Late Fifties, Marries 14-Year-Old Baloch Girl; Police Launch Probe

Jagdish’s brother lit the funeral pyre. Also Read - Uttarakhand Flash Floods: 134 Missing People To Be Declared Dead

Jagdish Purohit, a member of the from Mahar Regiment, was injured during a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Rajouri on January 20. He succumbed to his injuries on January 24 while undergoing treatment at a hospital.

Purohit is survived by his two sons.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.