Himachal Governor & CM mourn death of Himachali soldier

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The Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh have expressed grief over the death of Raj Kumar Rana who attained martyrdom in a terror attack in Srinagar on Saturday. He belonged to Padehar village of Joginder nagar tehsil in Mandi district.

They have expressed deep sympathies with the bereaved family members and prayed for the peace of the departed soul.

The Governor said Shri Rana laid down his life for the cause of the Nation and the people of the country would always remain indebted to him for this supreme sacrifice.

In his condolence message, the Chief Minister said Himachal Pradesh was a land of brave soldiers and Shri Raj Kumar Rana sacrificed his life for the integrity of the country.

He said the last rites of Shri Rana would be performed with full State honour.