Samvad News Agency, Kasganj
Published by: Abhishek Saxena
Friday, 17 December 2021 02:33 PM Updated to IST
People holding a tricolor flag in their hands at Bara Ghat in Soronji during the immersion of the ashes of martyr Prithvi Singh Chauhan. Along with the wife the son and daughter completed the ritual.
Family members immersing the bones
– Photo: Amar Ujala
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Prithvi Singh Chauhan with CDS General Bipin Rawat
On December 8, an Air Force helicopter crashed in the Coonoor area of Tamil Nadu. General Bipin Rawat, along with his wife and 14 soldiers are on their way to the Defense Services Staff College in Wellington. The accident happened on the way. Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) Bipin Rawat and Lal Wing Commander Prithvi Singh of Agra were also killed in the helicopter crash. Sharan Nagar resident Prithvi Singh Chauhan is the pilot of the helicopter. His funeral was held in Agra. The mayor announced that Sharanagar will be renamed as Shaheed Prithvi Singh Nagar in memory of the martyr. At the same time, the new site of the Tajganj Mokshadham was also dedicated to the name of the martyr. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya arrived in Agra to pay tributes to the martyrs.
Prithvi is the only brother of four sisters
Martyr Wing Commander Prithvi Singh Chauhan is the only brother of four sisters. His two sisters live only in Agra. Martyr Prithvi Singh Chauhan asked his mother to treat his eye at a military hospital in Agra, but before that Prithvi disappeared from his sight. After joining Army School, Prithvi Singh joined the Air Force.
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