Ambala, Oct 23 : The mortal remains of Capt Inderjeet Singh, who died due to extreme weather conditions during his posting at the high altitude mountain area on the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh on October 21, were consigned to flames with full military honours at the Babyal cremation grounds, near here on Wednesday.
The braveheart from Ambala Cantt had suffered septic shock, due to extreme cold and chilly weather, which resulted in multi-organ failure. He was first admitted to the Brigade Headquarters hospital, after being airlifted on October 19.
As his condition deteriorated, he was shifted to Apollo Hospital in Guwahati on October 21, where he breathed his last during the treatment. His mortal remains were airlifted to his native place Babyal in Ambala Cantonment.
A wreath laying ceremony for the officer was done at Babyal cremation ground on Wednesday. GOC PH & HP (I) Sub Area laid the wreath as a mark of respect for the departed Soldier. Wreaths were also laid on behalf of COAS, Army Commander, Western Command and Corps Commander Kharga Corps.
The 33-year-old is survived by wife Harmeet Kaur (30) and six-year-old son Ishmeet Singh. (UNI)