BJP District Jammu West President Ayodhya Gupta along with other party activists visited Brigadier Rajinder Singh Chowk to garland the Stambh of the brave warrior and pay tributes to him. BJP leaders lighted the candles and observed silence for the peace of departed soul of brave son of land.
While addressing the gathering Ayodhya said, that 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 for centuries to come. He also recalled the famous quote told by Maharaja Hari singh to Brigadier Singh “Save the state till the last man and the last bullet”.
Ayodhya also said that Martyr Brigadier Rajinder Singh of the erstwhile J&K State Forces, is 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.
Prem Gupta, Jeet Angral, Puneet Mahajan, Dr. Akshay Sharma, Rajesh Gupta, Raveesh Mengi, Ravi Sharma, Naresh Sharma, Meenakshi, Sharda, Kuldeep Gupta, Atul Bakshi, Tarsem Gupta were also paid tributes to the great soul.