Residents of Udaipur got together in hundreds to pay homage to Major Mustafa Bohra of Udaipur, who was killed in action the Army Helicopter crash in Arunachal Pradesh on 21 October. The tribute/condolence meet was held at Bhandari Darshak Mandap in Udaipur, on 25 October. Minister Arjun Lal Bamniya, Leader of Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria, District Collector Tarachand Meena, Vallabhnagar MLA Preeti Shaktawat, Udaipur Rural MLA Phool Singh Meena, Municipal Corporation Mayor GS Tank, Deputy Mayor Paras Singhvi, Major Mustafa's Army colleagues, and hundreds of residents came together to pay homage and offer condolences to the family of Major Mustafa. His immediate family members,viz. father Zakiuddin, mother Fatima, sister Alfiya and fiancee Fatima were present at the meeting.
Honour to Major Mustafa
On this occasion, Vallabhnagar MLA Preeti Shaktawat announced that Kheroda's government school where Major Mustafa completed his primary education, will be renamed in honour of the martyr. State Minister Bamniya said that he has sent a request for renaming a Mohalla in Bohrawadi in Udaipur in the honour of Major Mustafa, on the request of the family. In addition, an official request was made by the Bohra Youth Association to Dy Mayor Paras Singhvi, requesting to rename Ashwini Bazaar after the martyr Major Mustafa. Paras Singhvi accepted the request favourably and said that he will forward the proposal to the Municipal Corporation.
Recalling the journey from school to the Army
Mustafa's school friend and NDA batchmate Major Arjun Singh Deora recounted their adventures together, sharing how wonderful it was to be with him. They both went to the same Bhinder school in 2003. After this, Mustafa took his education at St. Paul's School in 2008, while Arjun went to Sainik school. Despite being in different places, they used to meet often and even prepared for the NDA entrance together. He urged the city's residents to never forget him and to keep him alive forever in name and spirit. Mustafa's colleague at his earlier place of posting in Jodhpur recalled the time spent with him and said that his smile was perpetual and mannerisms were impeccable and anassuming.