The Hush Post: A Pilot with the Indian Air Force Kartik Thakur died under mysterious circumstances. Kartik died in Kolkata. Kartik was posted at Hyderabad and had come to Kolkata. The 23-year-old pilot, who belonged to Lad Bhadol village in Joginder Nagar of Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh, reportedly drowned. But there is a question mark over the exact reason of his death.
His father Parvinder Singh retired as a Sub Inspector from the BSF while his mother is a home-maker. Immediately after hearing about the news, his family flew to Kolkata to bring back the body. Kartik is the nephew of Himachal Pradesh Congress secretary Premnath.
The body will be brought to Lahla near his ancestral village for cremation. The body will be flown to Pathankot by a special plane from where his body will be brought to Lahla by road. Kartik will be given a full state funeral.
Kartik took his higher secondary education at Baijnath. After that he was admitted to Sainik School Sujanpur Tira specifically with purpose to crack NDA exams.