Palakkad: The body of Lt Col EK Niranjan of the National Security Guard, who was martyred in Pathankot terror attack, was laid to rest in his hometown in Kerala with full state honours.
Officials of various forces paid tributes to the martyr.
His body was flown in a helicopter from Bengaluru last evening, while his close relatives and colleagues came in another chopper to his Elumbulsherry village in Palakkad district.
Teary-eyed people paid tributes to the brave NSG commando.
Niranjan was commissioned in the Engineers Regiment of the Army in 2004.
Niranjan, the head of the elite bomb squad of the NSG, was killed while defusing an IED at Pathankot IAF base, on Sunday.