Sudip sarkar aka Butan, a BSF jawan from Tripura was killed in a operation against Pakistan backed militants at MACHIL sector in J & K on Saturday night.
The martyred jawan was a resident of Banamalipur Dhaleswar of Agartala, Tripura.
Sudip sarkar was a jawan of 169Bn of BSF.
One terrorist was also killed in the encounter.
The tragic news of his death reached home at agartala which left the family members in tears.
He joined BSF in the year 2000 and would have completed 20 years in service.