Army commemorates birth centenary of Brig Usman
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Jammu, July 3: Army today commemorated the birth centenary of 'Saviour of Jhangar' Brigadier Muhammad Usman, who was killed while fighting in 1947-48 Indo-Pak war.
A grand memorial function was solemnised at Jhangar, Naushera in Rajouri district to commemorate the birth centenary of Brig Usman, Maha Vir Chakra, who laid down his life on this day while saving
Naushera sector from Pakistan Army and tribal raiders during 1947-48 war.
Army Commander, Northern Command, Lt Gen K T Parnaik accompanied by General Officer Commanding, White Knight Corps, Lt Gen A S Nandal, Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia, Colonel of the Parachute Regiment, General Officer Commanding Ace of Spades Division, Maj Gen KH Singh, DC Rajouri and
other military and civil dignitaries were present on the occasion.
Brig Usman was born at Bibipur in Uttar Pradesh on July 15, 1912.
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