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All 12 pilgrims killed in the stampede identified, four of the 15 injured critical



Vaishno Devi Yatra

All the 12 devotees killed in the stampede at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan have been identified. Meanwhile, the Lieutenant Governor of the state Manoj Sinha has announced a grant of Rs 10 lakh to the next of kin of the devotees killed in the accident and Rs 2 lakh to the injured.

Names of the injured –

1. Rishikesh(23), resident of Mumbai

2. Vikas Tiwari (35) resident of Mumbai

3. Sumit (29), resident of Pathankot, Punjab

4. Ayush (25) resident Chhani Himmat, Jammu

5. Kapil (25) resident Delhi

6. Nitin Garg (30), resident of Ganganagar, Rajasthan

7. Kiran (18), resident of Haryana

8. Ashish Kumar Jais (25) resident of Prayagraj, UP

9. Bhavar Lal Patida (47) Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh

10. Sahil Kumar(22) resident RS Pura, Jammu

11. Adhya Mahajan (16) resident Chhani Himmat

12. Prashant Hada (30), resident of Jaipur, Rajasthan

13. Sarita(42) resident Delhi

Twelve pilgrims killed in the stampede in the building have been identified. Here is their list:-

Dheeraj Kumar (26) son Trilok Kumar resident Nowshahra Rajouri

Shweta Singh (24) wife Vikrant Singh resident of Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh

Vinay Kumar (24) son Mahesh Chandra, resident of Badarpur Delhi

Sonu Pandey (24) son Narendra Pandey resident of Badarpur Delhi

Mamta (38) wife Surendra resident of Biri Jarjar, Haryana

Vineet Kumar (38) son Veerampal Singh, resident of Saharanpur Uttar Pradesh

Dharamvir Singh (35) resident of Saharanpur Uttar Pradesh

Dr Arun Pratap Singh (30), son Sat Prakash Singh resident of Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

Narendra Kashyap son Subhav resident of Kanpur Uttar Pradesh

Mahendra God son Shiv Kumar resident of Kanpur Uttar Pradesh

Monu Sharma, son Ferumal resident of Uttar Pradesh

Akash, age 29 years son Kailash resident of Burari Delhi.


73rd Republic Day Celebrations Held Across Jammu




On Wednesday, on the 73rd Republic Day of the country, the tricolour flag was proudly hoisted at every square and square of the city. Amid patriotic songs and music in all the squares and streets of the town, people hoisted the tricolour flag paid tribute to the country’s martyrs and saluted the brave soldiers deployed in defence of the borders. On this national festival of Republic Day, after flag hoisting by business organizations in many city areas, Prasad was also distributed among the people by putting up stalls of halwa-puri.

Jammu Mayor Chandramohan Gupta hoisted the tricolour and regional traders at the historic Raghunath Mandir Chowk. Apart from this, the Mayor hoisted the tricolour flag at Shaheed Major Akash Singh Park in his residence area, celebrating Republic Day with people in more than a dozen city areas.

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The main program was organized on behalf of the State Bharatiya Janata Party at the party headquarters at Trikuta Nagar, where the state president Ravindra Raina unfurled the tricolour flag along with former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta and other leaders. Next, former Minister Sat Sharma and other leaders hoisted the tricolour flag in the BJP’s Kachi Cantonment office. Then, in the Chamber House located at Railhead Complex, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jammu, President Arun Gupta, and other office bearers and main businessmen unfurled the tricolour flag.

In Jammu’s biggest wholesale grain market Ware House-Nehru Market, the Federation’s head Deepak Gupta and market traders hoisted the tricolour flag. Apart from this, regional corporators in all 75 wards of Jammu Municipal Corporation shared the happiness of Republic Day by hoisting the tricolour flag along with the people of their respective wards.

Amish Mahajan

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Lt Governor Manoj Sinha hoists National Flag at Republic Day function




Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha hoisted the National Flag at the Union Territory level function on the occasion of the 73rd Republic Day, here at Maulana Azad Stadium this morning.
The Lt Governor inspected the parade and took the ceremonial salute.
The Republic Day parade consisted of smart contingents from Army, BSF, CRPF, SSB, IRP (Women & Male), J&K Police, JKAP, UT Disaster Response Force, J&K Fire, and Emergency Services, J&K Forest Protection Force, Excise Department, Ex-Servicemen, NCC Boys and Girls, Bharat Scouts and Guides (Girls & Boys), besides several school contingents, Brass & Pipe Bands of Army, BSF, J&K Police, J&K Armed Police.
The colourful celebrations of Republic Day filled with patriotic fervour and the celebratory mood were aptly reflected by a host of impressive cultural items presented by various schools and departments on the occasion.
The J&K Police displayed the breathtaking Motorcycle Acrobatics, besides cultural pageantry based on the different themes activities were the main attractions of the programme. Scores of students from various schools presenting a cultural spectacle based on national integration and the glorious composite heritage of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir marked the day.
Earlier, the Lieutenant Governor laid a wreath at Police Martyrs Memorial & Balidan Stambh and paid homage to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the unity and integrity of our country.
“Valor of the Jawans and officers of JKP, Army and other Central Security Forces and their unparalleled courage is an inspiration for all. The nation will always remain indebted to their sacrifices. We all must take a pledge to eradicate terrorism and terror ecosystem perpetuated by the neighbouring country”, said the Lt Governor.
Among those who witnessed the Republic Day celebrations were Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court; Advisor to the Lt Governor; Judges of the J&K High Court; Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation; Member of Parliament; Chief Secretary; DGP; elected representatives of ULBs and PRIs; former Legislators; senior Civil, Police and Army officers; political and social activists; prominent citizens, media persons and the citizenry.
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Rapper cop of Jammu and Kashmir awarded by DGP




Jammu and Kashmir Police constable Jeevan Kumar whose rap performance on a television reality show has gone viral and won him praise was awarded by Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Tuesday night.

The police chief gave a commendation certificate and a reward of Rs 10,000 to the constable.

The police chief congratulated Kumar and his family for his excellent performance and for making the force proud.

Jeevan’s rap song was a tribute to the security forces.

Police officials said rapping is a hobby of the 25-year-old constable hailing from the border belt of Bishnah in Jammu.

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Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Jammu Mukesh Singh had shared a video of Kumar singing last year and said the constable was a passionate singer.

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