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Army officer killed, soldier injured in mine explosion along LoC in J-K        ''Make in India'' needs serious rethink: Rahul        Thousands bid emotional farewell to CRPF jawan in Kerala        Pak school punished after students dance on Indian song, wave India''s flag        Five dead in gun attack in Mexican resort of Cancun        IS terrorists claim responsibility for attack on Egyptian troops in North Sinai        Bikramjit Singh late strike stun Aizawl FC        Ethiopian teenager Tefera breaks 22-year-old world indoor 1,500m record        LA LIGA Messi saves Barca from Valladolid        Pulwama attack: Trade body announces bandh in 18 states on Feb 18        Indian Bank revises interest rate on domestic term deposits        India raises basic customs duty to 200 pc on goods exported from Pakistan        Liver for transplant ferried on Mumbai suburban train        A day after being flagged off, Vande Bharat Express runs into trouble twice        Sacrifice of CRPF jawans killed in Pulwama terror attack won't go in vain: Modi        Home minister among pallbearers as force pays tributes to slain CRPF jawans        BSP functionary, woman arrested for attempt to ''honey-trap'' ex-UP minister        Curfew in Jammu city after protests over Pulwama attack        Around 50 people could be killed in mine shaft flood in Zimbabwe        Trump declares national emergency over border wall        
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Thousands bid emotional farewell to CRPF jawan in Kerala
 
( Wayanad, Feb17, 2019): Thousands of people bid a tearful adieu to CRPF jawan V V Vasanth Kumar, who was killed in the Pulwama terror attack, as his mortal remains were laid to rest with full state honours at his native village in Kerala on Saturday.

The funeral was held at the family cemetery at Thrikkaipatta nere here. Union Minister K Alphons, state ministers E P Jayarajan, A K Saseendran and MLAs paid tribute to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan. The mortal remains were brought to Karipur International airport in a special aircraft and taken to Lakidi in Wayanad district where the Kumar did his schooling.

Thousands including natives, friends, relatives, paid tribute to to Kumar at the Lakidi school. Later, the mortal remains taken to his home village accompanied by hundreds of vehicles. Friends, family and natives thronged the house of Kumar to pay their last respects.

At least 40 CRPF personnel were killed and five others injured Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish-e-Mohammad suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district.

Kumar''s cousin Sajeevan had told PTI that following his promotion and battalion change, his brother had been posted to Kashmir after his stint in Punjab and had come home to be with his family for a five-day holiday. He had left for Kashmir on February 8, after spending time with his family.


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