Dehradun: Glowing tributes were paid to Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal martyred in Pulwama encounter with Jaish e Mohammed (JeM) terrorists on Monday.
The Army officer had lost his life during a fierce gun battle with terrorists in Pulwama.
Three jawans, Havaldar Sheo Ram, Sepoys Hari Singh and Ajay Kumar were also martyred during the gun battle with the terrorists.
According to reports the mortal remains of Major Dhoundiyal reached Dehradun on Tuesday morning.
The final journey of Major Dhoundiyal began as slogans rent the air with Bharat Mata ki jay, Major Dhoundiyal amar rahein and Pakistan murdabaad.
The late Army officer is survived by wife Nikita Kaul. Dhoundiyal is the second officer from Uttarakhand to be killed in the past three days.
The forces gunned down two Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists, Kamran, a Pakistani national and top commander of the Jaish and Hilal Ahmad.
Major Chitresh Bisht, an officer from Indian Army’s Corps of Engineers, was martyred when he was defusing an IED in Naushera in Rajouri district on Saturday. Major Bisht was be married in a month.