India, Oct. 21 -- Guwahati/BNS : A pall of gloom descended on the native place of Hav Padam Bahadur Shrestha at Hatighuli area under Borpathar police station in Assam's Golaghat district, who was one of the two Gorkha Regiment martyred jawans, during the ceasefire violation by Pakistan troops in Tanghar sector of Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday.

Family members and the villagers mourned the death of the jawan.

Forty-two-year-old Padam Bahadur Shrestha is survived by his parents, wife, two daughters and son and he joined the Gorkha Regiment in 2001.

He visited his home in July last.

Hav Padam Bahadur Shrestha and Rfn Gamil Kumar Shrestha were martyred during the Pakistan army's ceasefire violation.

A local youth said, "If ...