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Martyr’s Day: Div Com pays tributes to Gandhi, others

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Police observe 2-minute silence


Srinagar: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Vijay Kumar Bidhuri today paid tributes to the ‘Father of Nation’, Mahatma Gandhi and all martyrs who sacrificed their lives to safeguard the sovereignty and integrity of the country, an official press release said.

It said on the occasion, that Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and the officers observed a 2-minute silence to pay homage to martyrs.

The Martyr’s Day is observed on 30th January every year to commemorate the martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi.

Commissioner SMC/CEO SSCL; Additional Commissioner Kashmir, ACR Central, Deputy Director Planning, Revenue Attorney, Private Secretary and other staff members were present on the occasion.

Meanwhile, a two-minute silence was observed in all police establishments across Kashmir Valley.

IGP Kashmir V. K Birdi, SSP PCR Kashmir and other officers/officials observed two minutes of silence in the memory of those who sacrificed their lives for the sake of the nation in the Conference Hall of PCR Kashmir. Besides, two-minute silence was also observed in all district headquarters & police establishments across the Kashmir Valley, read an official handout.

The silence was observed in the memory of those who gave up their lives in the struggle for the freedom of the country.

“The day reminds us of the value of freedom and the sacrifices that were made by our revolutionary leaders and courageous freedom fighters to attain it. It inspires us to be patriotic and work towards the betterment of our country. The day is a symbol of ‘Unity and Pride’ for the nation as a whole and it helps us remember the brave-hearts who laid down their lives for the country’s freedom,” read the handout.


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