Jammu, October 27, 2021: Apni Party Provincial President Jammu and Former Minister Manjit Singh today demanded that the Central University of Jammu should be named after Brig Rajinder Singh in recognition of surprise sacrifice and service to the nation for defending J&K’s borders.
Manjit Singh was speaking at Rajinder Singh Pura in Samba District which is the native village of Brig Rajinder Singh. A simple but impressive function was organised by the villagers to remember the contribution of the brave Brigadier of Indian Army during which the statue of the army officer was garlanded.
Speaking on the occasion, Manjit Singh demanded that the Central University is in Vijaypur and therefore, the Govt. should name the CU Jammu after the name of Brig Rajinder Singh as a mark of respect and recognition of his service to the nation.
After paying respects to the statue of the brave Brig Rajinder Singh who laid down his life while fighting against the enemy and defended J&K from the tribals sent by Pakistan, Manjit Singh said that the Army Officer was leading Indian Army troops on the front and fought bravely till the last breadth of his life.
“He was the only reason that J&K’s boundaries were protected and tribals were defeated,” he said.
He said that the youth should be taught about the bravery of the Indian Army especially Brig Rajinder Singh.
“Brig Singh is an example of how bravely he led the Indian Army and successfully defended J&K’s borders,” he added.