Siachen Hanumanthappa is dead


The soldier Lance Naik Hanumanthappa was rescued after six days of being buried under ice in Siachen.The soldier was rescued from under 35 feet of ice and was rushed to Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi.

One of the ten army soldiers who had been rescued from the Siachen glacier avalanche has passed away after battling for life for two days.
According to doctors, the soldier was extremely critical since yesterday and his condition had worsened "despite aggressive therapy and supportive care".
 Army spokesman Col. Rohan Anand said .

A resident of Betadur village in the Dharwad district of Karnataka, Koppad had joined the army 13 years ago.
PM Narendra Modi has paid his due tributes to the soldier calling him a braveheart. Modi and army chief General Dalbir Singh had visited the Army Research and Referral Hospital on Tuesday where the soldier was flown in after being rescued. The Prime Minister had then applauded his indomitable spirit, calling him an outstanding soldier.

BJP president Amit Shah: "I join millions of countrymen to extend my condolences to braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa. Nation will never forget his sacrifice."

Union Minister of State, Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Nirmala Sitharaman: Lance Naik Hanumanthappa - a braveheart martyr. Human endurance tested in the service of the nation. India is one with the grieving family.

"It is a punar janam (rebirth) for him and all of us," the soldier's wife Mahadevi had said

Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh: "Soldier in him will continue to inspire generations."

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar: "Deeply saddened by the passing away of Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanamanthappa. Condolences to his family and loved ones."

Office of Rahul Gandhi: "In his life and his passing Lance Naik Hanumanthappa has shown the world the meaning of perseverance & courage. His extraordinary spirit and tenacity, till the very end, is an inspiration for all. My thoughts & prayers are with his bereaved family."

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu: "Deeply saddened to learn about Lance Naik Hanumanthappa's demise. India has lost a brave soldier. Salute his courage. RIP."

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