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Constable Subhash Tomar cremated with full state honours

New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): Delhi Police constable Subhash Tomar was cremated with full state honours here on Tuesday.

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Minister of State for Home RPN Singh, Union Minister Ajit Singh and Union Home Secretary R.K Singh were present at the Nigambodh Ghat here to pay their last respects.

Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar and other senior officials from the police department also attended the cremation ceremony.

Tomar, who suffered serious injuries during violent protests at India Gate on Sunday, died today after battling for life at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital here.

Tomar, who was on ventilator since his admission at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital on Sunday evening, was declared dead at 6: 40 a.m.

Delhi Police, which has described the death of constable Tomar as extremely tragic, has earlier decided that all personnel will donate one day’s salary to his family.

“Delhi Police family and our Commissioner stand with his family and all compensation and other things admissible will be granted to him,” said Delhi Police PRO Rajan Bhagat.

“Constable Subhash Tomar, 45-year-old, posted at PS Karawal Nagar was deployed on law and order duties on Sunday in New Delhi district succumbed to his injuries which he suffered during the violence created by protestors. The Delhi Police stands with his family and we are in deep sorrow,” he added.

Tomar is survived by his wife and three children – two sons and a daughter. (ANI)