21 Rashtriya Rifles loses Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, second CO after two decades

The 21 Rashtriya Rifles lost its second Commanding official on Sunday while in his obligation. Colonel Ashutosh Sharma made the penance while safeguarding regular people held prisoner.
The regiment had lost its initially Commanding Officer, Colonel Rajinder Chauhan, on August 21, 2000.

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After twenty years, it lost its second Commanding Officer in Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, who accomplished suffering Sunday morning while at the same time battling fear mongers at Changimulla in Handwara tehsil of Kupwara locale in North Kashmir.

Executive General of Police Dilbagh Singh said the Colonel and his group fearlessly safeguarded regular folks held prisoner by psychological militants in Changimulla town. They gunned down the two fear-based oppressors in the experience.

Both the Commanding Officers relinquished their lives for the country in the General Area of Rajwar woods, 80 km from the mid-year capital of Srinagar, and a piece of Handwara tehsil of Kupwara locale in North Kashmir.
Col Chauhan was martyred in 2000 when he was going with Brigadier BS Sher Gill on a review voyage through the units of his zone.

Their vehicle was blown to pieces when psychological oppressors set off a remote-controlled Improvised Explosive Device close Zachaldara town. Both the officials were murdered on the spot while five other armed force workforce endured wounds.

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