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Lt Gen KC Panchanathan cremated with full military honours

First Published: 8th December, 2022 18:48 IST

Wreath laying ceremony was attended by a large number of military, Police, CAPF and civil officials who paid their last respects to the Late General.

Lt Gen KC Panchanathan,AVSM, General Officer Commanding of 101 Area , Shillong was cremated with full military honours at the Happy Valley Crematorium, Shillong on 8 Dec .

Earlier the wreath laying ceremony was attended by a large no of military, Police, CAPF and civil officials who paid their last respects to the Late General.

Wreath on behalf of the Government of Meghalaya was laid by Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar, Minister of Public Health Engineering and on behalf of the Government of Assam by Chandra Mohan Patowary, Minister of Environment & Forest. Wreaths were also laid on behalf of the Chief of the Army Staff and the Chief of the Air Staff.

GOC-in-C Eastern Command Lt Gen RP Kalita pays tributes

General Officer Commanding in Chief of Eastern Command, Lt Gen RP Kalita, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM and Air Officer Commanding in Chief of Eastern Air Command, Air Marshal SP Dharkar, AVSM were the senior most officers from Army and Airforce respectively who were present on the solemn occasion. The Director General Assam Rifles, Lt Gen PC Nair, AVSM,YSM and senior officers from BSF,CRPF, Assam & Meghalaya Police and the IB also laid wreaths.

Lt Gen KC Panchanathan, had passed away on 06 Dec after suffering a heart attack.

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