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Tributes paid to Major Purshottam on 23rd death anniversary

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Srinagar: The Srinagar-based Public Relations Office (PRO) of the Ministry of Defence on Thursday paid rich tributes to Major P Purshottam, who was killed along with five other soldiers in a ‘Fidayeeen’ (Suicide) attack on this day in 1999.

Wreaths were laid at the Major Purshottam Memorial in the Badami Bagh Cantonment of the Army here, a defence spokesman said.

“In a solemn and poignant ceremony held at the Badami Bagh Cantonment in Srinagar, all ranks of the Public Relations Office, paid rich tributes to Major P Purushottam, the then Defence PRO, and five soldiers, including one Junior Commissioned Officer, who were killed in a Fidayeen attack on this day in 1999,” the spokesman said.

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