Major Anuj Sood was one of the 5 army men killed in handwara in an anti-military operation, was cremated in Chandigarh on Tuesday.
Anuj Sood’s wife emotional picture mourning for his husband on social media was catching attention of people. The photos drew an emotional response on social media.
His sister Harshita, who is also an Army officer, consoled her sister-in-law.
As Major Anuj Sood body wrapped in the tricolour was taken to the cremation ground. Slogans like “Vande Mataram”, “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” and “Major Anuj Amar Rahe” were raised.
A guard of honour was given to Major Anuj Sood by the Army and soldiers fired 3 bullets in a gun salute.
Major Sood’s father Brigadier Chandrakant Sood told the media that he was proud of his son’s sacrifice. “He was a true son of the nation,” he said at his Panchkula home.