Soldier from Gundlupet dies of heart attack in Assam

Soldier from Gundlupet dies of heart attack in Assam

May 3, 2017

Chamarajanagar: A BSF soldier from Gundlupet, who was serving in the 145th batch of BSF as a cook in Assang Sultagan in Assam, died of heart attack at a hospital in Assam. The deceased soldier has been identified as N. Puttaswamy (42), a resident of Housing Board Colony in Gundlupet, who was serving as a soldier with the BSF since 19 years.

Puttaswamy, who complained of severe chest pain on Monday, was admitted to a hospital, where he breathed his last.

He leaves behind his wife and two sons. DC B. Ramu, SP Kuldeep Kumar R. Jain and Tahsildar K. Purandara paid a visit to the house of  Puttaswamy yesterday and offered their condolences. DC Ramu assured that the family will get all benefits that are due to the deceased soldier.

Puttaswamy’s body would be brought to Bengaluru from Kolkata by air today and would be taken to Kudalur in Chamarajanagar district, where the last rites will be performed with full Government honours today.


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