Assam: CM Sarma pays tribute to Assam Rifle martyr Suman Swargiary, meets family


Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday visited the home of Assam Rifle martyr Suman Swargiary in Thaikarakuchi village of Baksa district and paid his rich tributes for his supreme sacrifice for the country.

CM Sarma also met Swargiary’s wife  Jury Swargiary and his three-year-old son Barad Swargiary and paid his condolence to the entire family. 

The Chief Minister also offered Rs. 50 lakh as ex gratia to the family and also to honour Swargiary’s supreme sacrifice the Govt will construct Thekerakuchi-Kanhibari road and it will be dedicated in his name.

Further CM Sarma also added that a stadium will also be constructed at Hirimba Bodo High School where the martyr Assam Rifles jawan studied.

The last rites of the martyred Assam Rifles Rifleman Suman Swargiary of 46 Assam Rifles was performed with full state honours at his native in Thaikarakuchi village of Baksa district in Assam on Monday. 

Brave heart Suman Swargiary lost his life in the the ambush which took place on November 13 in Manipur. 

Swargiary was one of seven individuals killed in the ambush in Manipur’s Churachandpur district on Saturday, including the wife and 8-year-old son of an Assam Rifles commanding officer.

Terrorists attacked the convoy of Assam Rifles when a Colonel of the 46 Battalion of the Assam Rifles was going to supervise a civic action program in the Churachandpur, bordering Myanmar.

The Commanding Officer (CO) of 46 Assam Rifles Colonel Viplav Tripathy, his wife, and 8-year-old son, and four soldiers were killed in the ambush by terrorists near the India-Myanmar border in Manipur on Saturday. Four more soldiers sustained injuries in the ambush.