KANPUR: Shrieks of martyr Ajit Kumar Azad‘s wife and mother rent the air in on Friday as locals turned up in huge numbers at the jawan‘s Lok Nagar house to pay homage and share the grief.
Ajit is survived by his wife Meena, two daughters Isha (7) and Shreya (4) and parents besides siblings. He had returned to duty on February 10 after a month‘s leave. As soon as the news of CRPF convoy coming under attack in reached Ajit‘s home the family got tense. In an hour, they came to know that they had lost him.
Locals, relatives and friends, all had one demand, avenge the death. Ajit‘s wife Meena was inconsolable while his mother Rajvanti kept weeping bitterly, saying “I have lost my son. He will never come back now.”
“Strict action should be taken against which sponsors terrorism,” said Ajit‘s father Pyare Lal. Unnao DM, Devendra Pandey visited Ajit‘s house with senior officials and said that the last rites of the martyr would be conducted with full state and military honours.