Srinagar, 06 May 2022. Army today paid tribute to Maj Raghunath Ahlawat, who made the supreme sacrifice on 05 May 2022 at Uri, District Baramulla (J&K), in a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt. Lt Gen DP Pandey, the GOC 15 Corps and all ranks of Chinar Corps paid homage to the gallant officer on behalf of the proud Nation.
Late Maj Raghunath Ahlawat, was leading his team for a Counter Infiltration Operation based on a reliable intelligence input. To identify a safe approach for the team he led from the front while carrying out reconnaissance on a route through a steep cliff. Unfortunately, he slipped due to bad weather and slippery conditions and fell 60 meters into a ravine. Critically injured, he succumbed to his injuries enroute while being evacuated to the nearest Army Hospital.
Late Maj Raghunath Ahlawat, was 34 years old and was commissioned into the Army in 2012. He hails from Dwarka, New Delhi and survived by his wife and his parents.
The mortal remains of Late Maj Raghunath Ahlawat were taken for last rites to his native place, where he would be laid to rest with full military honours. In this hour of grief, the Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved family and remains committed to their dignity and well-being.