Alipurduar, 14th January: Ganga Bara of Alipurduar district serving in the 77th Battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF) was martyred in an avalanche in the Naugaon area of Jammu and Kashmir. It was reported that four BSF personnel martyred during patrolling in the Naugaon area, one of which is Ganga Bara, a resident of the No. 5 line of the closed Mujnai Tea Garden of Madarihari in Alipurduar district.
Ganga Bara had started serving the BSF Constable in 2011. He has left behind his parents, brother, and wife. Ganga Bara had visited his family members before Deepawali. His entire family was saddened by the news of his death.