Tripura jawan planning to get married, another from Andhra engaged recently among those killed in Chhattisgarh

Written by Debraj Deb
, Express News Service | Agartala, Hyderabad |

Updated: April 6, 2021 12:47:29 am

CRPF jawan Shambhu Roy (30), who hailed from Bhagyapur village in North Tripura and was posted at Chhatisgarh’s Bijapur area, was making preparations to get married next year. On Saturday, he was a part of a combing operation when the Maoists ambushed them. Roy was among the 22 jawans killed in the attack.

Roy, who joined the CoBRA battalion of CRPF in 2015, had last visited his ancestral house twelve days ago. He is survived by his parents and brother.

Speaking to reporters, his family sources said the martyred jawan was expecting to get married next year.

His death has cast a pall of gloom in Tripura.

Saluting his bravery and sacrifice, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb tweeted: “Tripura salutes the immortal courage and sacrifice of the son of its soil, Shri Shambhu Roy ji who got martyred while fighting the Maoists in Chhattisgarh. 37 lakh people of Tripura stand fully in support with the family of Shri Shambhu Roy ji in this hour of grief.”

Tripura MP Pratima Bhoumik also paid…

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