Kasaragode: The body of Aswin K V, havildar who martyred in the helicopter crash in Arunachal Pradesh was cremated with military honours today. Thousands of people reached at Charuvathur public library to pay last respects , where his mortal remains were kept. Minister Ahamed Devarkovil and District Collector Bhandaraki Swagat Ranvir Chand, paid homage representing State Government and CM respectively.
The cremation was held at his native village, Cheruvathur after people paid last tribute at the library. Aswin’s sister’s kids Athul and Chiyan lit the pyre.
The body was brought to Kannur last evening . Hundreds of people followed cortege to Cheruvathur. Union Minister Sripad Yesso Naik visited Aswin’s house to share his deep condolences to the bereaved family members.