He had died in the December 8 IAF helicopter crash that had resulted in the demise of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, his spouse Madhulika Rawat, and 10 different defence personnel close to Coonoor in Tamil Nadu.
Sai Teja was serving as Personal Security Officer to CDS, Gen Rawat.
Belonging to the Kuruba group, Sai Teja joined the Indian Army in 2012 as a sepoy. While serving in Bangalore Regiment, he was chosen for para commando coaching. Last 12 months, he was appointed as PSO to CDS.
The soldier’s physique, which was recognized on Saturday, was introduced from Bengaluru to his village by highway.
Large variety of youth who had been holding the nationwide flag in their fingers and elevating slogans of ‘Sai Teja Amar Rahe’ joined the procession with their motorbikes.
They additionally showered petals on the ambulance carrying the physique.
Teja’s mother and father, spouse, kids and different relations had been inconsolable.
Sai Teja, 27, is survived by spouse Shyamala, son Mokshagana, 4, and a daughter Darshini, 2.