BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma (C.A), District President Ayodhya Gupta and others party activists visited Brigadier Rajinder Singh Park, Canal Head to garland the Stambh of the brave soldier and pay tributes. They cleaned the stambh of Brigadier Rajinder Singh, lit 70 earthen lamps and observed silence for the peace of the departed soul of the brave son of motherland.
Sat Sharma said, on this date, as a mark of honour, respect and pride for his gallantry and supreme sacrifice during the 1947 Pakistan – abetted tribal invasion of J&K, late Brigadier Rajinder Singh was posthumously awarded the first post-independence Maha Vir Chakra, he also said Jammu is a land of brave Dogras which has the pride of being serving the nation by its great soldiers. He said that Brigadier Rajinder Singh has set example of sacrificing life for the security of the motherland. He expressed hope that his sacrifice will inspire the young generations.
Ayodhya Gupta , in his tributes said that late Brigadier Rajinder Singh of the erstwhile J&K State Forces, popularly known as the ‘saviour of Kashmir’. Brigadier Rajinder Singh’s with little man power at his disposal at the time of Tribal raid in Kashmir, fought valiantly to stop further advancement of Pakistani Tribesmen and regular army beyond Baramulla towards Srinagar City and attained Martyrdom on 27th October 1947 and changed the course of History of Jammu and Kashmir
Parmodh Kapahi Sanjeev Sharma, Dr. Pardeep Mahotra, Veena gupta, Adv. Rajesh gupta, Asha Sharma, Asha Devi, Rani Devi, Ravish Mengi, Ravikant, Deepak Kumar, Jeet Angral, Jatin Sethi, Radhey Sharma, Ankush Sharma, Faqir Chand, Rajkumar and others were present on the occasion.