Siliguri: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday paid floral tribute to BSF jawan Subhendu who died fighting Pakistan militants involved in the Udhampur terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir on August 5.
The body of Subhendu, a resident of Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri district, arrived at the Bagdogra airport where the chief minister and senior BSF officials paid floral tribute to him.
Later, Subhendu's body was handed over to his family.
Subhendu and another jawan Rockey had laid down their lives while fighting terrorists during an attack on a BSF convoy on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Udhampur district on Wednesday.
A Pakistani militant was killed while another Pakistan terrorist was captured alive during the attack in which 13 BSF jawans were injured.