Major Raghunath Ahlawat (34 yrs) 3 ParaSF, who was leading a reconnaissance team for counter-infiltration operations based on a specific intelligence has succumbed to his injuries. Due to bad weather officer had fallen into a ravine from a steep cliff in the Uri sector on 5th May 2022.
“To identify a safe approach for the team he led from the front while carrying out reconnaissance on a route through a steep cliff. “Unfortunately, he slipped due to bad weather and slippery conditions and fell 60 meters into a ravine. Critically injured, he succumbed to his injuries enroute while being evacuated to the nearest Army Hospital,” Indian Army officials said in a statement.
Major Ahlawat was commissioned into the Army in 2012 and hails from Dwarka, New Delhi, and is survived by his wife and his parents.
Our deepest condolences to the bereaved family.