Kumar Rajiv Nayan

Ara: Mortal remains of Nayak Raj Kishore Singh was consigned to flames on Saturday at Mahulighat at his native village Piparpati under Bahraha block police station in Bhojpur with full state honour amidst tears and raising of slogans against Pakistan.

Labour resources department minister- cum-incharge, Bhojpuri district, Vijay Prakash, and Industries, Science and Technology Minister, Jai Kumar Singh, Bhojpuri DM Birendra Prasad Yadav, SP Kshatranil Singh, some army officers from Danapur and other officials of Bhojpuri district were present and paid respect to the departed soul.

His eight year old only son, Hemant, performed the last rites of his father while others witnessed it with stony silence. As he lit the funeral pyre, the people present there raised slogans `Raj Kishore Singh Amar Rahe’, ‘Wipe out Pakistan from the map of the world.’ Guard of honour was also given to the departed soul.

As the body of the martyr, Raj Kishore Singh wrapped in the national flag reached his native village Piparpati in the morning on Saturday from Danapur, the atmosphere was filled with emotion and wailing of family members, relatives and also the neighbours. Mother Ansuiya Devi and wife Kanchan Devi were lying on the floor of their house unconscious.

At least 18 army personnel were killed in the attack on Uri base camp of  the army in J&K in the wee hour on September 18, 2016 while sleeping. The injured army personnel were admitted to a hospital in Sri Nagar. After three days, Raj Kishore Singh was admitted to R R Hospital in New Delhi where he succumbed to his injuries in the afternoon on Septerber 29.

Nayak Raj Kishore Singh of 6 Bihar Battalion and son of late Vishnu Singh, an army personnel, of Piparpati village under Barahara police station, joined army in 2001 and was married to Kanchan Devi of Mauzampur village under Krishnagarha police station  in 2003. He has left behind  an eight year old son Hemant and six year old daughter, Suhani. He was the youngest son of Vishnu Singh. His eldest brother Beni Madhav Singh is in Assam Rifle. His second brother Ashok Singh in also in army as Nayak Subedar in Silligurhi.


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