Martyrs are pride of nation, Sacrifices can never be forgotten:VP Badnore
Abohar (Fazilka)Subhash Kakkar – Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Union Territory Chandigarh, Mr. VP Singh Badnore said that martyrs are the pride of our nation and sacrifices made by martyrs to maintain peace in the country can never be forgotten. He was addressing a special function organized by the Chandigarh Police in memory of Shaheed Jagjit Singh at Government High School here today. After giving floral tributes to Jagjit Singh who was martyred, Mr Badnore highlighted his life and said that he Born at village Maujgarh in Abohar, he got education up to Matriculation from Government High School (Branch) Abohar. Keeping this in mind, it is a matter of great pride for us to present the floral tributes to the martyrs in his native place, he added.Earlier, the DGP Chandigarh Police, Mr. Tajinder Singh Luthra while remembering the sacrifice of Shaheed Jagjit Singh, said that honoring the martyrs in their home regions is a unique initiative of the Chandigarh Police which has started from Abohar today. He said that wherever the soldiers of Police have made sacrifices for the protection of the country, their families are being honoured. On this occasion, Mrs. Gayatri Devi wife of Shaheed Jagjit Singh, was honoured by Governor Mr VP Singh Badnore on behalf of Chandigarh Police. Meanwhile, a book was circulated by the Chandigarh Police regarding the pictures of the martyrs and their details. On this occasion, martyr Jagjit Singh Scholarship was launched by the Chandigarh Police. The Governor of Punjab Mr. VP Singh bandore handed over a check of Rs. 11000 of scholarship to student Simran, who scored first rank in metric exam from her school.Under this scholarship, the student scoring first position in the class X in the school will be honoured every year by cash. Gracing this occasion the library was also inaugurated by the Governor in the memory of Shaheed Jagjit Singh. On this occasion, IG Bathinda Zone Mr. MS Chhina, Deputy Commissioner Fazilka Mrs Isha Kalia, District Police Chief Fazilka Dr. Ketan Baliram Patil, SDM Abohar Poonam Singh, besides his family members and members of the Shaheed Jagjit Singh’s native village Mojgarh and Khatwans were also present.
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