Daijiworld Media Network – Bengaluru (MS)
Bengaluru, Nov 23: Two army officers were martyred in the exchange of fire with the terrorists at Rajauri iof Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday November 22.
Out of the two officers, one is Capt M V Pranjal (29), a native of Mysuru. He is the son of M Venkatesh, who got retired after serving as managing director of MRPL for several years.
Capt Pranjal was the only son of Venkatesh. He studied till SSLC in Delhi Public School which is situated near MRPL in Suratkal, Mangaluru. Later, he completed his engineering degree in National Defence Academy.
Capt Pranjal was about to be promoted from the post of captain to major when he got martyred for the nation fighting against terrorists.
The mortal remains of Capt Pranjal will arrive to Bengaluru on Thursday and final rites will be held with due military honours at Bannerghatta.