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Colonel Chewang Rinchen paid rich tributes on 27th death anniversary in Leh

Last Updated on June 30, 2024 at 5:51 pm

Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd) today took part in an event organised by Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre (LSRC) to commemorate the 27th death anniversary of Colonel Chewang Rinchen at his Memorial Park in Housing Colony. 

The HLG laid wreath at Col Rinchen’s Memorial and paid rich tributes to him. The HLG also felicitated family members of Col Chewang Rinchen, including his daughter Dr Phuntsog Angmo, Phuntsog Dolma, Sonam and Tsering Angmo, on the occasion and also interacted with them. 

The tale of valour of Col Chewang Rinchen, who was the youngest recipient of Maha Vir Chakra, was also shared on the occasion. Col Rinchen is the recipient of two Maha Vir Chakra and Sena Medal. 

Lower Leh Councillor, Tsering Namgial; Deputy Commandant, LSRC, Lt Col R Ranjan; officials from LSRC and 14 Corps; Ashok Chakra Chering Mutup; President, Ex-Servicemen League, Hon Captain Sonam Morup; ex-servicemen; family members of Col Chewang Rinchen and other officials were present during the occasion.