Bhubaneswar, April 5: Brigadier Vignesh Mahanti, Sena Medal, Commander, Chhattisgarh and Odisha Sub Area (COSA) graced the ‘Bust Unveiling Ceremony’ of late Captain Ashutosh Kumar, Shaurya Chakra (Posthumously) at Sainik School here on Monday.
Ravindra Bharti and Geeta Devi, the parents of the late Captain and his sister Anshu Kumari were invited from Bihar to grace the occasion.
The entire project was financed by the Headquarters Chhattisgarh and Odisha Sub Area as approved by the General Officer Commanding, Headquarters, Madhya Bharat area.
The bust of the martyred Captain was unveiled by his parents. The Commander, COSA garlanded the bust and paid tributes to the martyred Captain.
The Commander congratulated the School for success of its two cadets at the SSB Interview and on their being recommended for commissioning into the officer cadre of the Armed Forces.
The representatives of the Old Boys’ Association of the School present on the occasion had felicitated the parents of Captain Ashutosh Kumar. The teachers and batch mates have fondly remembered their association with Kumar.