Candle march held in Gurez to pay homage to Tamil Nadu helicopter crash victims: Army

Candle march held in Gurez to pay homage to Tamil Nadu helicopter crash victims: Army
A statement of the Army issued here said that the event was attended by civil administration officials, personnel of the Army, Indian Air Force, BSF, JKP, CISF, and locals.Special arrangement

Srinagar: A candle march was Thursday organised from Dawar Market to the Dawar War Memorial in Gurez to pay homage to Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife, and 11 others who died in a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, the Army said.

A statement of the Army issued here said that the event was attended by civil administration officials, personnel of the Army, Indian Air Force, BSF, JKP, CISF, and locals.

It said that a guard of honour and wreath laying was conducted at the war memorial after the candle march which culminated at the Dawar War Memorial where the candles were placed at the war memorial and homage was paid to the dead.

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