Led by MLC & BJP Senior leader Ashok Khajuria, hundreds of people drawn from all the sections of the society assembled at Mubarak Mandi to take part in candle light prayers for the soldiers, who got martyrdom while serving their motherland in the most difficult areas in Siachin glacier. The people also observed two minutes silences for the peace of these soldiers.
Ashok Khajuria, while paying tributes, said that the soldiers who sacrificed their lives while they were performing their duties in a place far away from their own native places, has shown to the entire world that each one of them was committed to safeguard the territories of their country without caring for their lives. It also displayed that whether they live or not but duty for them was supreme and they proved it by laying down their lives. He said that each one of the ten soldiers who died deserve salute and the nation will always remember them.
BJP Youth leader Karan Singh said that the young generations should inspiration from the sacrifice of these soldiers to always be ready to defend their motherland without caring for their lives.
BJP leaders Munish Sharma, Sanjay Baru, Sanjay Mahey, Naresh Pradhan, Arun Sethi, Dalip Gupta, Ravi Singh, Ajesh Sharma, Dwarka Nath Gupta, Munna Malhotra, Shashi Sapolia, Naresh Abrol, Pt. Pawan Sharma, Rjinder Sikka, Shani Swarup Baru, Jatinder Puri, Suresh Bharti, Sanjay Salathia, Ajay Dogra, Chuni Singh, Madan Singh, Pinky Sharma, Ramnik Singh, Subhash Gandotra took part in the candle light tributes.