Last rites of martyred BSF ASI performed with full state honours

The last rites of Border Security Force (BSF) ASI Braj Kishore Yadav  who was martyred in a terror attack were performed on the  bank of Uttar Vahini Ganga at  Kahalgaon in this district today.
A pall of gloom descended when the martyred BSF ASI`s son Abhishek lit the pyre as  people raised slogans like “Shaheed Braj Kishore Amar Rahe”.
The funeral procession of Mr Yadav, which started from  his native Kamaldah village under  Pirpaiti police station area was joined by a large number of people.
Earlier, jawans of BSF and district police reversed their firearms and played sombre music  at the cremation ground.
People paid their last respects to martyred BSF ASI by maintaining  silence for two minutes.
Congress legislative party leader and local MLA Sadanand Singh, former union minister  and BJP leader Syed Shahnabaz Hussain, Bhagalpur divisional commissioner Rajesh Kumar,  IG Sushil Khopde and senior administrative and police officers were present on the occasion. Mr Yadav was martyred in a terror attack in Kashmir on October 3. (PTI)