MENDHAR: The Bhimber Gali Brigade celebrated the “Shahidi Diwas” at Mendhar on 30 Apr 12. This day is celebrated every year to commemorate the supreme sacrifice made by six gallant sons of the soil while assisting the Army on the war front during the 1965 Indo-Pak conflict.
The ceremony included wreath laying in honour of the brave martyrs followed by cultural programme my school children and citizens of the town. Commander, Bhimber Gali Brigade while addressing the gathering, saluted the indomitable courage of these martyrs and impressed upon the public to emulate the rich and gallant legacy left behind by these great patriots.
The encouraging response and willing participation by the local populace, reflected their support and oneness for a national cause. The ceremony ended with presentation of gifts to the next of kins of the martyrs by the Commander. This event was lauded by all prominent officers of District Administration and by all sections of the society.