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15th Balidaan Divas of Shaheed  Devendra  and  Gurbachan celebrated  at R.S Pura


DySP Devendra Sharma @ Jattu and Head Constable Gurbachan Singh who were Martyred at Billawar in the year 2001 fifteen years ago, were remembered here at the local Gandhi Memorial Park R.S Pura in a well arranged function organized by the Lions Club R.S Pura, in which floral tributes were given by M.L.A R.S Pura Dr.Gagan Bhagat, Minister for P.H.E, I &F.C Sham Lal , I.G.P Jammu Zone Danish Rana, D.I.G Jammu Ashkoor Waani, S.S.P (H.Q) Ramesh Kotwal, S.D.P.O R.S Pura Surinder Kumar, S.D.M R.S Pura Vikas Kundal, Tehsildaar R.S Pura Sohan Rana, besides large number of people from all walks of life. In his address Dr.Gagan Bhagat while paying tributes to the Martyrs said that both of them along with other Martyrs from the soil of R.S Pura have made us proud and we cannot ever forget their supreme sacrifice for the Motherland. Talking about the families of the Martyrs he said that the Jammu & Kashmir Police is the best example when it comes about caring the family of martyrs and no other State Police Department has Martyrs as compared to J.K.P, starting from D.G.P to a Constable all of them are concerned about the family of Martyrs, and this is the reason the brave officials of the States security force never lag behind when it comes to sacrifice their life for the country, he also praised the families of the Martyrs who bear such a big irreparable loss, practically which is very hard to face and live with Dr.Gagan Bhagat maintained that very soon a “Balidaan Stambh” will be constructed in the R.S Pura constituency so that we can celebrate at least one day in a year in the name of these brave Martyrs, the announcement by the Legislator was welcomed by all the people on stage as well as in the public and appreciated the role of Dr.Gagan Bhagat in bringing a revolutionary change in the form of fast track developmental works in the R.S Pura Constituency.He also welcomed the team of Lions International for organizing such a function for the last several year besides doing public welfare and environment awareness programs in the R.S Pura Sub-Division. Sham Lal while addressing the gathering said that he will also cooperate in the process of construction of Balidaan Stambh as announced by Dr.Gagan Bhagat and we all here are to remember the great sacrifice of Dy.S.P Devendra Sharma who was commonly known as Jattu by the locals and Constable Gurbachan Singh whose sacrifice will always be remembered , and further he also appreciated the role of JKP in maintaining law and order in the Militancy hit J&K. I.G.P Danish Rana said he is proud that he is leading such a team of energetic and brave policemen and the Martyr Devendra Sharma and Constable Gurbachan Singh were one of them, he also shared some moments of the his duty with Martyr Devendra Sharma when he was S.S.P rural in the year 2001, and described him a great personality who always loved his country. D.I.G Jammu Kathua Samba Range Ashkoor Waani also paid tributes to the Martyrs and said that we should not forget that these people did not sacrificed their life for a personal cause , and like them we should also remember that before everything there comes the Motherland for which every official of the JKP will be never behind for any sacrifice.Later on Vote of thanks was delivered by the President of the Lions Club R.S Pura by the Principal(Retd.) Natharam and the stage was managed by Dr.Padam Raina.On the occasion Madan Lal Khanna, Jagjeet Singh, Kewal Khajuria, Rajinder Mehra, Adv.Ranjeet Chib, Manmohan Choudhary,Parsuram Sharma, and DyS.P Kuldeep Khajuria, besides prominent persons were present.