Mamata ‘salutes’ Colonel Rai


New Delhi: Bengal CM, Mamata Banerjee has expressed her condolence towards Colonel Rai, who had given his life for the sake of country on tuesday. The CM tweeted and expressed her respect and gratitude towards the martyr, on thursday

Just a day after being named on Republic Day for the Yudh Seva Medal, Colonel ‘Munna’ Rai was leading his troops against heavily-armed militants in Jammu & Kashmir on Tuesday. But he didnot have the last laugh. He was killed in the combat.

Along with the Army the entire nation paid glowing tributes to Colonel M N Rai, who died fighting militants in Jammu and Kashmir, recalling his efforts to reach out to youths in the militancy-hit region and said such sacrifice only strengthens its resolve to fight elements inimical to peace.