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3 Year Old Bids Martyr Father Goodbye

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Last updated on: November 16, 2021 11:00 IST
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On November 13, 2021, terrorists murdered Colonel Viplav Tripathi, the commanding officer of Assam Rifles's Khuga Battalion, his wife, six-year-old son and four riflemen of the country's oldest paramilitary force in Manipur's Churachandpur district.

Colonel Tripathi's convoy was targeted at Sehkan village in Churachandpur district by suspected terrorists of the People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK), an insurgent group in Manipur, demanding a separate homeland.

 

Please click on the images to view the final tributes paid to Colonel Viplav Tripathi, his wife, son and Rifleman Suman Swargiary who made the supreme sacifice for the nation.

 

 

son of Rifleman Suman Swargiary pays last respects.

IMAGE: Martyr Rifleman Suman Swargiary's 3-year-old son pays respects to his father's mortal remains in Baksa, Assam, on Monday, November 15, 2021. Photographs: ANI Photo

 

Army personnel carry mortal remains of Martyr Rifleman Suman Swargiary, in Baksa

IMAGE: Army personnel carry Rifleman Swargiary's mortal remains in Baksa on Monday.

 

Army personnel pay tribute to the mortal remains of Martyr Rifleman Suman Swargiary

IMAGE: Army personnel pay tribute to Rifleman Swargiary in Baksa on Monday.

 

Juri Swargiary, wife of Martyr Rifleman Suman Swargiary pays last respects.

IMAGE: Juri Swargiary, Rifleman Swargiary's wife, mourns her husband.

 

Army personnel hands over the national flag to the Juri Swargiary, wife of Martyr Rifleman Suman Swargiary during the funeral ceremony.

IMAGE: Army personnel hand over the Tricolour, which draped Rifleman Swargiary's coffin, to his grieving wife.

 

Juri Swargiary, wife of Martyr Rifleman Suman Swargiary salutes while paying last respects.

IMAGE: Juri Swargiary salutes her husband's mortal remains before it makes its final journey.

 

The mortal remains of Col Viplav Tripathi, Commanding officer of Khuga Battalion of the Assam Rifles.

IMAGE: Colonel Viplav Tripathi, his wife and son's mortal remains, accompanied by his family members, makes its way to the Ramlila Maidan in Raigarh, Chhatrisgarh, for the final rites on Monday.

 

People and Army personnel pay last respect to the mortal remains of Col Viplav Tripathi, Commanding officer of Khuga Battalion of the Assam Rifles, and his family members, in Raigarh.

IMAGE: Army personnel and Raigarh residents pay their respects to Colonel Tripathi, his wife and son in Raigarh on Monday.

 

Army and Air Force personnel carry the mortal remains of Col Viplav Tripathi, Commanding officer of Khuga Battalion of the Assam Rifles.

IMAGE: Indian Army and Indian Air Force personnel carry the mortal remains of Colonel Tripathi, his wife, his son for the last rites in Raigarh.

 

Mother of martyred Colonel Viplav Tripathi paying tributes

IMAGE: Colonel Tripathi's mother mourns her son, daughter-in-law and grandson at the Ramlila Maidan in Raigarh on Monday.

 

People throng to pay tributes to the mortal remains of Colonel Viplav Tripath, his wife and son, who were killed in a terrorist attack in Manipur, at Ramlila Maidan, in Raigarh.

IMAGE: People throng to pay tribute to Colonel Tripathi, his wife and son, who were killed in the terrorist attack in Manipur, at the Ramlila Maidan in Raigarh on Monday.

 

Father of martyred Colonel Viplav Tripathi along with Chhattisgarh Minister Umesh Nandkumar Patel lays a wreath at the mortal remains of him, his wife and son

IMAGE: Colonel Tripathi's father lays a wreath at the mortal remains of his son, his daughter-in-law and grandson.

 

Father of martyred Colonel Viplav Tripathi along with Chhattisgarh Minister Umesh Nandkumar Patel.

IMAGE: Colonel Tripathi's father salutes his son, his daughter-in-law and grandson before the final rites.

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Mahipal Soni/Rediff.com

 
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