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Busts of seven martyrs unveiled

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Pathankot, February 06, 2013
First Published: 20:12 IST(6/2/2013) | Last Updated: 20:18 IST(6/2/2013)

The Indian Army under the aegis of Rising Star Corps on Wednesday honoured its jawans and officers who had made the supreme sacrifice for the country. A function was organised at Tank Chowk here, where busts of seven martyrs were unveiled at the martyrs gallery.

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The busts are of Capt GS Salaria, PVC (P), 3/1 GR; Maj Gen AS Pathania, MVC, MC, OBE, 1/5 GR; Lt Col Kaman Singh, MVC, M-in-D, 3 Garh Rifles; Nk Chain Singh, MVC, (P) 9 PUNJAB; Capt AS Jasrotia AC (P), SM, 9 PARA (SF); Lt Triveni Singh AC (P), 5 JAK LI and  Lt Navdeep Singh AC (P), 15 Maratha LI.

The gallery was inaugurated by Uma Devi, wife of late Maj Gen AS Pathania; Dayawanti Singh, wife of late Lt Col Kaman Singh and Jeeto Devi, wife of late Nk Chain Singh in the presence of Lt Gen Sanjeev Chachra, GOC-in-C Western Command.


 

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