STATE TIMES NEWS R S PURA: Former Minister and senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla on Friday unveiled the statue of Martyr Daljit Singh in a function held here. Brig N.J Singh, Brig K.S Kalsi and Capt Bana Singh PVC were also present. Speaking on the occasion, Bhalla said that Martyrs never die, they become immortal. “History records their names in golden letters. Martyr Daljit Singh is one such martyrs who displayed conspicuous bravery and courage and attained martyrdom at village Faizlabad, Tehsil Surankote District Poonch during search operation,” Bhall said and added “Martyr Daljit was also awarded ‘President Police Medal for Gallantry’ posthumously.” Paying tribute to the Martyr, Bhalla said that Daljit Singh’s supreme sacrifice in the line of duty has made him immortal. He called upon the people to remember and cherish the valour of Martyr. Bhalla expressed the hope that installation of the statue of a martyr will proved to be a milestone in igniting patriotism in the hearts of students and local populace. He further said that if the future generations take inspiration from martyrs that country comes first then comes personal happiness, that would be true tribute to the martyrs. Paying tribute to the Martyr Daljit Singh, Brigadier N.J Singh said that it is because of the sacrifice of great martyrs that we have got the gift of federal republic. All political parties and stakeholders should now work to protect the system and bring prosperity in the country, he said. Brigadier K.S Kalsi, while paying tributes, said that martyrs are the pride of the nation and sacrifices made by martyrs to maintain peace in the country can never be forgotten. Jaswant Singh, Karan Bhagat, Jawahar Singh, Suchet Singh, Daljinderjeet Singh, Simran Kaur, Ashok Sharma Faizo, Pradeep Agrawal, Bharat Bushan Gupta and Janak Raj were also present on the occasion.
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