In Pictures: Last Rites of Rakesh Pandita Held in Jammu

Pandita, as per police, was shot dead by militants in his native Tral area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district.
In Pictures: Last Rites of Rakesh Pandita Held in Jammu
Senior BJP leaders including the president of the party's J&K unit Ravinder Raina attend the funeral of party leader Rakesh Pandita who was shot dead in Tral on 2 June 2021.Mir Imran for Greater Kashmir
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The body of Rakesh Pandita is being carried for final rites in Jammu on Thursday, 3 June 2021.
The body of Rakesh Pandita is being carried for final rites in Jammu on Thursday, 3 June 2021.Mir Imran for Greater Kashmir
The family members of Rakesh Pandita wail over his death in Jammu on Thursday, 3 June 2021.
The family members of Rakesh Pandita wail over his death in Jammu on Thursday, 3 June 2021.Mir Imran for Greater Kashmir
The family members of Rakesh Pandita wail over his death in Jammu on Thursday, 3 June 2021.
The family members of Rakesh Pandita wail over his death in Jammu on Thursday, 3 June 2021.Mir Imran for Greater Kashmir
Summary
  • Rakesh Pandita, who was the chairman of the Tral Municipal Committee, was shot dead by militants in Tral Payeen area on Wednesday night when he was visiting his friend.

  • A daughter of his friend was seriously injured in the shooting

  • Police said Pandita, who stayed at his government accommodation in Srinagar, had left his security officials behind on his visit to Tral

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