Jammu,July 23 (Scoop News) -State BJP observed July 23 as ‘Swabhimaan Divas” by organizing a programme in the premises of Brahmin Sabha, Parade, Jammu, to pay tributes to the martyrs of 2008 Amarnath Land agitation, and the party leaders and activists remembered their supreme sacrifices.
BJP State President Shamsher Singh Manhas, Leader of Legislators Party Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta and other senior leaders also honoured the family members of these martyrs by presenting them shawls and momentos as a token of respect.
While paying floral homage to all who laid down their precious lives during the 63 -day long agitation in
Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta, on the occasion, said that it was a historic agitation which send clear message that the people of
BJP senior leaders and Office Bearers including Chander Mohan Sharma, Chander Prakash Ganga, Usha Choudhary, Ramesh Arora, Shilpi Verma, Rajesh Gupta and Keshav Dutt were prominent who paid rich tributes these martyrs.
The martyrs to whom BJP remembered on this day included Manjit Kumar, Ramesh Kumar, Kuldeep Verma, Sunil Singh, Jugal Kishore, Sanjeev Singh Samyal, Sunny Padha, Narinder Sharma, Dr. Balwant Raj Khajuria, Deepak Kumar, Bodh Raj, Girdhari Lal and Sanjay Pandita.
The party also honoured five such persons who got severe injuries and later became disabled. They are Pawan Singh, Sansar Chand, Vijay Kumar, Ravi Kumar and one Khullar.
State General Secretary Sat Sharma conducted the proceedings of this programme, which was attended by over five hundreds party activists drawn from different areas of Jammu districts besides representatives from some social organizations.