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Martyr of CISF

Eranna Nayaka

Eranna Nayaka

  • Eranna Nayaka
  • Head Constable
  • VILL & PO-Puravara, Karnataka
    District : Tumkur | State : Karnataka
  • Shri Muniyappa & Vill & PO-Puravara , PS-Kodgana Halli, Distt-Tumkur Karnataka
    District : Tumkur | State : Karnataka
  • CISF Unit, ONGC Mumbai (Uran)
    District : | State : Maharashtra
  • 12-12-1971
  • 25-03-1996
  • 03-09-2019

Brief of Incident

No. 961404592, HC/Fire Eranna Nayaka joined CISF in the year 1996. While posted at CISF Unit, ONGC Mumbai, on 03.09.2019, leakage of Hydrocarbon liquid inside the plant area was reported. On receiving this information, CISF fire wing team rushed to the spot and started searching for the source of leakage near LPG gate. Further, the leaked liquid Hydrocarbon led to Vapour Cloud formation and developed into an explosive mixture which got triggered from some source resulting in unconfined Vapour Cloud Explosion at about 0700 hrs. This was followed by major fire at various pockets inside the plant, in which HC/Fire Eranna Nayaka displayed extra ordinary courage and bravery in containing the leakage, and lost his life in line of duty. CISF fire fighters continued with their fire  fighting efforts  alongwith fire tenders of other organizations and managed to control the fire. Owing to alertness, dedication and professional competence of CISF personnel in handling the situation in an excellent manner, human lives and property worth crores was saved and major damage to the plant, township and the adjacent villages, was averted. Displaying exemplary sense of duty and indomitable courage, HC/Fire Eranna Nayaka  gave supreme sacrifice in the line of duty for the Nation.

Page Last updated on : 04-11-2019

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