CISF jawan on way to attend R-Day parade killed in accident

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Nagpur, Jan 27 (PTI) A 59-year-old Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) jawan, who was on way to take part in a Republic Day parade in Nagpur, died in a road accident, police said on Wednesday.

The mishap took place in Sonegaon area of the city, they said.

'The deceased, identified as G D Raghuvanshi, was a resident of Airport Colony. He was hawaldar and yoga instructor in the CISF. He left the house early in the morning to participate in the parade,' a police officer said.

'After travelling some distance, his motorcycle hit a milk-seller's two-wheeler. He suffered grievous injuries in the mishap and was rushed to a private hospital, where he succumbed to injuries around 3 pm,' he said.

On Wednesday, Raghuvanshi's body was taken to his village Mangrul Pir in a chariot decorated with flowers for funeral. PTI COR NP NP