Slain Kanyakumari Jawan Laid to Rest

Published: 12th July 2015 03:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th July 2015 03:31 AM   |  A+A-

NAGERCOIL: The mortal remains of Anish, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir was laid to rest, with full State honours, in his native village near Thiruvattar here, on Saturday.

Anish (22), son of Dharmaraj-Vanaja couple of Ellamavilai near Manalikarai in Thiruvattar, was a sepoy with the Rashtriya Rifles unit of the Indian Army. He was deployed in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, where on July 8 he was killed while on  patrol. The body was flown to Thiruvananthapuram from where it was taken to his village by road on Saturday.

Minister of Handlooms and Textiles S Gokula Indira, Collector Sajjansingh R Chavan, MLAs K T Patchaimal and Nanjil Murugesan visited the bereaved family.

Stay up to date on all the latest Tamil Nadu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp