1.   It is with a profound sense of grief that we inform the Galley Fraternity of the sad demise of IC-14554K Maj Gen SK Awasthy, AVSM (Retd) on 14 Apr 2015 at Chandimandir.

2.   Maj Gen SK Awasthy was commissioned into 9th Bn of the Punjab Regiment and commanded 22 PUNJAB. He was bestowed the honour of being the 11th Col of the Regiment where he mentored and contributed immensely towards progress of the Regiment.

3.   We, the Galley Fraternity offer our sincere condolence to the bereaved family and pray to Almighty to give them strength to bear the irreparable loss.


Lt Gen RR Nimbhorkar, AVSM, SM**, VSM,
Col of the Punjab Regiment and All Ranks