Surender Dhatwalia of Barsar assembly constituency of Hamirpur district, who was martyred in the service of Mother Bharti, was cremated with state honors on Friday. Hundreds of people bid farewell to the brave martyr with moist eyes. During this, officers of the Navy and officers of the administrative and district police were present.
Local MLA Indradutt Lakhanpal paid tribute to him during this time. ADM Hamirpur Jitendra Sanjata and SP Hamirpur Vijay Saklani, SDM Badsar Shashi Pal Sharma were present on behalf of the district administration. Significantly, on Tuesday, three soldiers were killed in the blast on the warship INS. Surender Dhatwalia was also one of them.