Thousands converge for Naseer Ahmed's burial

Thousands converge for Naseer Ahmed's burial

Pertinently, Ahmed was working as a head constable in the CRPF and was the commander of the ill-fated truck. He was among the soldiers, who were killed in Lethpora, Pulwana on Thursday, after a suicide attacked rammed his car into a CRPF convoy.

Thousands converged at Dodassan-Bala village on Saturday to participate in Naseer Ahmed’s burial.

Pertinently, Ahmed was working as a head constable in the CRPF and was the commander of the ill-fated truck. He was among the soldiers, who were killed in Lethpora, Pulwana on Thursday, after a suicide attacked rammed his car into a CRPF convoy.   

On Saturday morning, the mortal remains of Ahmed reached his native village, Dodassan-Bala, 18 kilometers from Rajouri town. The remains were received by thousands of people, drawn from all walks of life. People were seen crying and wailing and praying for peace to the departed soul.

Later, several senior politicians visited Ahmed’s house. These included minister of state in prime minister’s office, DrJitendra Singh, member parliament, Jugal Kishore, speaker of Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly, DrNirmal Singh, BhartiyaJanta Party state president Ravinder Raina, members of legislative council, Vibodh Gupta and Pardeep Sharma, former minister, ChoudharyTalibHussain, and former member legislative assembly, QamarHussain.

Advisor to the governor, KK Sharma, inspector general CRPF, Jammu zone, deputy inspector general CRPF, deputy commissioner Rajouri, senior superintendent of police Rajouri and commanding officer of Thannamandi-based Rashtriya Rifles battalion were also present on the occasion and laid floral tributes to Naseer Ahmed.

A guard of honour was also presented by the CRPF personnel, followed by aerial gun shots. Later, Ahmed’s remains were buried.

Meanwhile, Ahmed’s family members said, “He was posted in Jammu and was ordered to accompany a bus arranged from Jammu camp for movement of CRPF personnel towards Valley. He was scheduled to return after dropping the personnel in the Valley."