NORTH EAST INDIA NEWS

Hangpan Dada Memorial inagurated

Guwahati,May 27: The memorial of martyr Havildar Hangpan Dada,recepient of Ashoka Chakra ( Posthomous), was inaugurated by Major General Gajinder Singh, GOC 2 Mountain Division on Saturday in Dada’s native village at Borduria, Khonsa in Arunachal Pradesh. The day also marked the second martyr dom anniversary of Hangpan Dada. The wreath laying was done at the memorial by GOC 2 Mountain Division, Chasen Dada ( wife of Hangpan Dada) , commander 117 Mountain Brigade and local MLA of Khonsa in the presence of other dignataries and villagers . Havildar Hagpan Dada made the supreme sacrifice beyond the call of duty by eliminating four hardcore terrorist on May 26, 2016 in J&K. He was posthumously awarded the Ashoka Chakra in recognisation to his act of valour and sacrifice.