To honour valour of Late Capt Gautam Sarma of 8 JAK LI, a ‘Memorial Gate’ was inaugurated at Biswanath Chariali during 9th Martyrs Day function on 03 June 2016. The memorial has been constructed on the land donated by the Martyrs parents. The function was held with full military honours in presence of numerous military and civil dignitaries including the DC, Mr Pallav Jha.
A large section of local populace were also present during the inauguration ceremony. The memorial will go long way in keeping alive the memories of the supreme sacrifice made by the armed forces personnel in the true tradition and ethos of the Indian Army.
It may b.e recalled that Late Capt gautam Sarma laid down his life in the service of the nation on 03 June 2007 while serving in the Ustad Sub Sector in Jammu and Kashmir