SS-40841L LT COL NIRANJAN EK (02 MAY 1981 TO 03 JAN 2016)
          With great sorrow and profound grief, we inform the demise of Lt Col Niranjan EK who was martyred on 03 Jan 2016 during an operation at Pathankot.
           He was born on 02 May 1981 at Elabulassery, Palghat- District, Kerala. He was commissioned as Lieutant, after passing out of SSC-T (21) Course,to 10 Engr Regt on 17 Sep 2004. He performed the duties of Pl Cdr and Coy 2IC in the Unit in Jalandhar. Thereafter the Offr was posted to 404 RMPL (GREF) as an OIC. On completion of GREF tenure the Offr rejoined the Unit in Ranchi and performed the duties of EPO. After completion of Unit tenure the Offr was posted to HQ 15 Corps in Jammu & Kashmir as IO. From there the Offr was posted to BDU, NSG as OC. The Offr attended YO -121 and E Cam Course while serving with 10 Engr Regt.
           The Offr got married to Mrs. Radhika KG on 31 Mar 2013. The couple is blessed with a daughter.
          With his demise, the Madras Sappers has lost a hard core member of the fraternity. We pray to The Almighty for eternal peace to the departed soul and convey our heartfelt condolences to his family members.