Col Sharma’s military funeral on Tuesday

Colonel Ashutosh Sharma with wife.

Jaipur,(Samajweekly) The mortal remains of Col Ashutosh Sharma of 21 Rashtriya Rifles who dired fighting terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir were brought to Jaipur on Monday. His military funeral will be performed here on Tuesday morning, said Army officials.

Wreath laying and paying of last respects ceremony for Col Sharma will be held at 61 Cavalry location, Jaipur Military Station on Tuesday at 9 am, said Col Sombit Ghosh, PRO Defence, Rajasthan.

Col Sharma’s wife Pallavi Sharma, daughter Tamanna, his brother Piyush and mother were present at the airport when his mortal remains were brought to Jaipur.

A fleet of around 10 vehicles brought his remains to Army Hospital.

State minister Pratap Khachriyawas was also present at the airport to pay respect to the martyr on behalf of the state government.