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GMS Chak Salarian named after 1971 war hero Subedar Lal Singh

District Administration Samba, under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, today named Government Middle School Chak Salarian Ramgarh after Shaheed Subedar Lal Singh, who attained martyrdom during 1971 War in Bangladesh.

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to name identified Government schools, colleges and public infrastructure including roads and buildings after Indian Army soldiers, CRPF and police personnel who laid their lives while performing their duty for the nation.

The MS Chak Salarian has been named as Subedar Lal Singh Memorial Government Middle School Chak Salarian, Ramgarh. The school was inaugurated by war veteran widow Mohinder Kour and his 03 sons.

Subedar Shri Lal Singh was born in village Chak Salarian of Ramgarh in the family of Smt. Karam Kour and Sh. Chanchal Singh. He got his primary education in village Malookan Wala and village Jakhan(Badala), now in Pakistan. At an age of 14 years 6 months he joined the Indian Army in the Punjab Regiment. He served in different parts of the country and took part in different operations. Subedar Lal Singh attained martyrdom on 1st December 1971 in an operation “Cactus Lily Eastern Theatre” during Bangladesh war.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Samba Suram Chand Sharma, while speaking on the occasion, threw light on the initiative of the Government under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav for acknowledging the sacrifices of our warriors made while safeguarding the frontiers of the country.

During the programme District Development Council member, Sarabjeet Singh Johal; BDC Chairman Ramgarh Darshan Singh; Additional District Development Commissioner Tilak Raj Shastri; Sub Divisional Magistrate Vijaypur Vinay Sharma besides other officers and locals were also present.

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Delegation of Jammu University Teachers’ Association calls on Lt Governor

Today, the office-bearers of the Jammu University Teachers’ Association called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhawan.

The delegation led by the President of the Association, Prof. Pankaj Srivastava, submitted a memorandum of demands to the Lt Governor pertaining to various welfare issues of the teachers of the University including promotion under CAS; grant of earned leave and enhancement of the age of superannuation to 65 years in favour of teachers, and various other benefits as per UGC regulations, besides establishment of housing society exclusively for University teachers.

The Lt Governor, while interacting with the delegation members, advised them to make continuous efforts to create a conducive environment for learning and innovation in the University.

The Lt Governor assured them that the issues projected would be looked into meticulously for their early redressal.

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JKP Border Battalion aspirants submit memorandum to Div Com Jammu

Today, a delegation of aspirants seeking recruitment in the Jammu and Kashmir Police Border Battalion called on Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer.

The Aspirants apprised the Divisional Commissioner that they had applied for the post of Head Constable advertised by the Jammu and Kashmir Police Recruitment Board in 2019 and appeared in Physical and medical tests. But now, the JKP HQRS (police recruitment board) has reissued an advertisement notification for the recruitment of Head Constable in the border battalion.

The Aspirants demanded the withdrawal of the new advertisement issued by JKP HQRS. They further appealed to conduct the written examination of already qualified candidates and give a separate ad for more vacancies.

The Divisional Commissioner gave a patient hearing to the delegation and assured that the matter would be taken up with police authorities.

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Jammu Police Foils Bovine Smuggling Bid, 2 Arrested

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Nagrota police recovered six cattle from a stubble-laden truck going from Jammu to Kashmir. The accused had made a wooden box inside the vehicle. Although cattle were kept hidden inside this box, the top and front of the box were loaded with straw so that the police personnel posted at the checkpoints did not even know that cattle were being smuggled in the truck.

The vehicle driver, Obad-ul-Rehman resident of Belicharana and his companion Murad Ali resident of Belicharana, Satwari, were arrested. A case was registered against both of them at Nagrota police station for violating the order of the district commissioner and cruelty to cattle. The police are not even denying that the accused must have stolen these cattle from somewhere. The interrogation of both is on.

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On the midnight of Wednesday, Thursday, on strong information about cattle smuggling, police personnel blocked the Ban toll plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. During this, vehicle number JK02AW-5753, carrying straw from Jammu to Kashmir, was stopped by the police personnel for investigation. However, when the people in the vehicle were asked about their destination, they could not answer satisfactorily.

Due to suspicion of the words of both the occupants of the vehicle, the police personnel searched the vehicle. When the stubble was removed, the police personnel found a wooden box inside the vehicle. When I looked inside the box, there were cattle there. After the cattle were recovered from the vehicle, the people tried to run away, but the police personnel did not let them escape. The vehicle was seized on the spot. Both the passengers in it were taken into custody.

Amish Mahajan

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