Bhubaneswar: Martyred Odia CRPF jawan Manoranjan Lenka, who was among the 9 who lost their lives in an IED blast triggered by Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattishgarh on Tuesday, was given a guard of honour at the Biju Patnaik Airport today after his body reached here in a special plane.
On arrival, the martyr’s body was placed on a stage with full honours.
Senior Ministers of Odisha Government Bikram Keshari Arukha, Shashi Bhusan Behera, Badri Narayan Patra paid tribute to the martyr.
CRPF IGP Kamal Kant Sharma, Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Sahoo, several police personnel and others also paid their homage to the martyr.
Later, the body of the martyr was taken to his native place Rebana Nuagaon village under Brahmagiri block in Puri district.