Mahabubnagar: The last rites of havaldar M. Parashuram who was killed in a landslide in Leh two days ago was performed in Guvvani Tanda village under Gandeed Mandal in Mahabubnagar district on 27 December.

The mortal remains of havaldar Parshuram reached his village on Sunday morning.

Earlier, the jawan's body was received by Chevella MP Dr. Ranjith Reddy, minister Srinivas Goud, and Parigi legislator Mahesh Reddy at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Saturday night.

A large number of people bid tearful adieu to the jawan. The funeral was performed with military honours. Local public representatives and officials participated. The funeral was also attended by minister Srinivas Goud.

Earlier, a large number of people from the nearby villages reached Guvvani Tanda and took out a rally in honour of the soldier.

Meanwhile, Mr. Goud announced Rs. 25 lakh financial assistance and a double-bedroom house for the jawan's family. He assured the family that the government will extend all possible help.

Parshuram is survived by his wife M. Shanti and children Bhargavi and Kunal Chouhan, aged eight and six years, respectively. He had joined the Army in 2005 and had been serving at Leh in Ladakh.

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