Srinagar, 03 Jul 2021. Army today, paid tributes to Havildar Kashiray Bammanalli, who
made the supreme sacrifice on 01 Jul 2021 at Hanjan, District Pulwama (J&K), in a
solemn ceremony at BB Cantt. Lt Gen DP Pandey, Chinar Corps Commander and all
ranks paid homage to the gallant soldier on behalf of the proud Nation.
Late Havildar Kashiray Bammanalli was part of Operation Hanjan on 01 Jul 2021.
At around 00:25 am, during cordon and search operation in the village, the terrorists
fired indiscriminately on the search party. Late Havildar Kashiray Bammanalli showed
highest level of courage and valour by returning effective fire, in which he sustained a
gunshot wound in the chest and was grievously injured. His Bleeding was controlled
with combat first aid and he was immediately evacuated to 92 Base Hospital for
treatment where he succumbed to his injuries on 01 Jul 2021.
The Braveheart, Late Havildar Kashiray Bammanalli, was 37 years old and had
joined the Army in 2006. He belonged to Village Ukkal of B Bagewadi Tehsil, Vijayapura
District in Karnataka and is survived by his wife, One daughter and one son.
The mortal remains of Havildar Kashiray Bammanalli were taken for last rites to
his native place, where he would be laid to rest with full military honours. In this hour of
grief, the Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved family and remains committed to
their dignity and wellbeing.

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