Colonel Viplav Tripathi, Son Abeer, Spouse Funeral: ributes For Colonel Son Killed In Manipur Ambush With Him: Heaviest Coffin

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The ultimate rites of Colonel Tripathi and his spouse and son had been carried out on Monday.

New Delhi:

Colonel Viplav Tripathi, who used to be killed within the line of accountability together with his circle of relatives and 4 different infantrymen in a fear assault in Manipur, used to be laid to relaxation on Monday. On social media, posts from around the nation specific grief over the killing of the officer’s spouse Anuja and eight-year-old son Abeer.

Hundreds accrued at Colonel Tripathi’s place of birth Raigarh in Chhattisgarh for the ultimate rites that came about with complete state and armed forces honours. A video confirmed a gun salute on the ceremonial farewell attended via Colonel Tripathi’s folks.

“The heaviest coffin” used to be what number of on social media paid tribute to little Abeer Tripathi, with an image of his casket.

“Heaviest coffin, if this does not transfer you, NOTHING will! Paying wealthy tributes to Col Viplav Tripathi, his spouse and 10-year-old son who misplaced their lives just lately in a fear assault in Manipur,” wrote Tahir Ashraf, a police officer from Jammu and Kashmir.

“Each soldier is ready to put down his lifestyles in combat. However there’s an unwritten rule…households is probably not centered. They broke this rule. They killed his spouse and 8-year-old son. My heartfelt condolences to households of the martyred Assam Rifles jawans & Col. Viplav Tripathi” wrote Main Gaurav Arya.

Uttarakhand Governor Lt Basic Gurmeet Singh introduced “inner most condolences” to the “bereaved households”. “The dastardly assault is strongly condemnable. Focused on circle of relatives and kid is an act of cowardliness and too low,” he wrote in a tweet on Sunday

Numerous folks additionally grew to become up at Colonel Tripathi’s house on Monday to pay tributes to him, PTI reported, including that he used to be impressed via his freedom fighter grandfather Kishori Mohan Tripathi, who used to be additionally a member of the Constituent Meeting, a circle of relatives member had stated Kishori Mohan Tripathi died in 1994 when Viplav Tripathi used to be 14. It used to be his grandfather who impressed him to don the Military uniform, his maternal uncle Rajesh Patnaik instructed PTI.

Saturday’s terror assault in Manipur’s Churachandpur district used to be some of the deadliest within the area lately. Colonel Tripathi used to be on his long ago from a ahead camp when his convoy used to be ambushed.

Manipur-based terrorist teams Other people’s Liberation Military, or PLA, and Manipur Naga Other people’s Entrance, or MNPF, have claimed accountability for the assault.

In a tweet, High Minister Narendra Modi condoled the deaths and wrote: “Strongly condemn the assault at the Assam Rifles convoy in Manipur. I pay homage to these infantrymen and members of the family who’ve been martyred as of late. Their sacrifice won’t ever be forgotten. My ideas are with the bereaved households on this hour of unhappiness.”

(With inputs from PTI) 

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