Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 04:47 PM
Indians bid a tearful farewell to Col. Santhosh Mahadik, who died while battling terrorists at Jammu and Kashmir. His last rites were held at his native Satara, in Maharashtra. Union minister Manohar Parrikar attended the funeral that was held with complete military honours. Mahadik, who had led the 41 Rashtriya Rifles, laid down his life, while conducting anti-infiltration operations, in Manigah Forest of Kuppwara district.