Hoshiarpur: The youngest NDA officer from Hoshiarpur was today cremated at the cremation ground on Hariana road in Hoshiarpur. Hundreds of moist eyes bid adieu to Satveer Singh.
Notably, Satveer Singh got electrocuted to death during training at the Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala in Kerala when the mast of a sailing boat came in contact with an overhead high tension electric wire. His 3 other colleagues were injured.
Satveer Singh was to become Sub-Lieutenant after completing his training after 6 months.
A team of Punjab Police gave salute to Satveer Singh with bullet fires in air. MLA Sunder Sham Arora, Political adviser to CM Tikshan Sood, District BJP President Shiv Sood, District BJYM President Nitin Gupta Nannu, Principal Mount Carmel School Fr. Thomas, DSP Satish Kumar Sharma, Inspector Prem Kumar, Inspector Amar Nath and many other personalities were present in the cremation ground to bid adieu to Satveer Singh.
The family members, relatives and known of Satveer Singh were lamenting in the cremation ground.
Satveer’s father Surinder Singh said that his son was very intelligent and had cleared the NDA exam in his first attempt in 2011 and was selected as the youngest NDA officer of India. He said that he had many expectations from his son but God had some other plans.
Teacher of Satveer Singh at INA, Lt. Shishir Kumar was also here for cremation. He said that a board of inquiry has been formed to conduct an inquiry into the case find out the real reasons of death.
Satveer Singh Ghara was selected as a NDA cadet in 2011 when he was 17 years old and thus, he was the youngest to be selected as a NDA cadet in June 2011. He joined NDA after completing +2 in Non-Medical.
He was the 2009 batch matriculate pass out from Mount Carmer School, Hoshiarpur.
Satveer Singh was the son of a retired Inspector of Police Surinder Singh.
Tarjinder Singh, brother of Satveer Singh said that 3 year training of Satveer was scheduled to be completed on 11th October. He said that Satveer had completed B.Sc. in NDA and was pursuing M.Sc.
He is survived by his parents, 2 sisters and 2 brothers. He was twin of one of his brothers.