The family of Major Ketan Sharma, who was martyred in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag on Monday, is in a state of shock.
Major Sharma is Survived by wife Ira Sharma, and their four-year old daughter.
Major Sharma's family has been mourning the demise of their brave son ever since the news of his martyrdom arrived.
In a heartrending video that has gone viral, Major Sharma's mother can be seen crying and asking people where her son was.
#WATCH Army personnel console family members of Army Major Ketan Sharma who lost his life in Anantnag encounter yesterday. His mother says, "Mujhe batado mera sher beta kahan gaya? " #Meerut pic.twitter.com/Rl3wnpQ5gd— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) June 18, 2019
"We were first informed about Ketan being injured in an encounter, but later we were confirmed that he had attained martyrdom," Major Sharma's uncle told ANI.
In the Anantnag encounter, two soldiers had got injured. Both were rushed to the nearby hospital, where Major Sharma succumbed to his injuries.
Major Sharma was inducted into the Indian Army in December 2012. He was posted at 19 Rashtriya Rifles.
Video: Pall of gloom at Major Ketan Sharma's house in Meerut, last rites to be performed today