Uttar Pradesh, 4 Oct: A pall of gloom descended on Nagla Bari in Chaubia area of Etawah district after the mortal remains of the Martyr Nitin Yadav brought in his Village Today.
Last tributes were paid to BSF jawan Nitin with scores of people mourning for his death.Nitin aged 24, was at the camp of the BSF, when militants opened fire and hurled grenades on the camp located adjacently to Rashtriya Rifles Army camp in Baramulla in northern Kashmir on late Sunday night.
Nitin is survived by his father Balbeer who is a farmer, mother and a married brother Sachin and a married sister.
Nitin had last visited his family in the month of March before being transferred to Jammu & Kashmir from West Bengal.
“During our last conversation about a fortnight ago, he had promised to visit the family either during Dussehra or Diwali. But destiny has willed otherwise.” his brother said.
in West Bengal before he was moved to Jammu & Kashmir five months ago.
“He was just 21 years of age when he joined BSF. He was pursuing BA (part II) at a local degree college. As soon as he received a call, he left the studies mid-way and joined the BSF. Such was braveheart’s passion to serve the nation. He never let go of something once he had decided to secure it,” recalled his uncle Mukut Singh further.
“Nitin was the youngest in the family … After marrying his elder brother and sister, we were planning his marriage, and these days were fetching a suitable girl for him. But instead of a happy ceremony, which we had planned, we will now receive his mortal remains … we are simply shattered,” said a grief-stricken Balbeer Singh, Nitin’s father.
“We are proud of Nitin, the son of our village. We are united at this moment of grief,” said Nitin’s childhood friends outside the home of the martyred jawan. They said Nitin laid down his life in service of the nation.