Indian Army officer Major Nisheet Dogra who died due to an avalanche in North Sikkim on Feb 9 was given wreath laying ceremony on Monday in West Bengal's Bagdogra. From West Bengal, Dogra's mortal remains will be taken to his native place in Noida. As per the Army, there was unprecedented snowfall and high winds resulting in blizzard-like conditions in north Sikkim on Saturday. It was discovered that Major Dogra was missing, following which a search was launched to locate the officer. After finding the officer, he was provided with immediate medical aid. He, however, lost his life soon after that.