Army today paid a befitting tribute to Late Sowar Jilajeet Singh Yadav who made the supreme sacrifice on 12 Aug 2020 in South Kashmir.
In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen BS Raju, Chinar Corps Commander, and all ranks paid homage to the Braveheart on behalf of the Proud Nation.
Late Sowar Jilajeet Singh Yadav was leading his party when it came into contact with the terrorists during Operation Kamrazipora in Pulwama district. In the ensuing firefight, one terrorist was eliminated and Swr Jilajeet Singh Yadav had Gunshot wounds.
Despite being grievously injured, he continued to fight. He was subsequently evacuated to 92 Base Hospital, Srinagar where he eventually succumbed to his injuries.