Patiala village mourns after Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh killed on LAC in Ladakh

A pall of gloom descended the village after hearing the news of his demise

Ravneet Singh
Tribune News Service
Patiala, June 17

Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh who was killed on the LAC in the Galwan Valley clash in Ladakh was the sole breadwinner of his family comprising of his mother, wife and two children.

The family, including his mother Shakuntla, wife Gurdeep Kaur, and two children Mehakpreet (17) and Jobanpreet (12) and an aunt, were inconsolable hearing the news of his demise.

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His three elder sisters are married in Ambala and Bahadurgarh of Patiala.

A pall of gloom descended on the village after they got the news of Mandeep Singh’s death.

He had left his village after a nearly month long holiday only two weeks ago. Administration officials said his body is expected to reach Patiala tomorrow.

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