191th Raj Tilak Divas of Maharaja Gulab Singh observed
JAMMU, JUNE 17: To mark the celebrations of 191th Raj Tilak Divas of Maharaja Gulab Singh an impressive function was organized on the right Bank of River Chenab, Jia Pota Ghat, in Akhnoor today, an official statement said today.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab had solemnized the coronation of Raja Gulab Singh as Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir at Jia Pota on June 17, 1822.
The function was organized by the state foundation and Raj Tilak celebration committee Akhnoor, while Minister for Health, Horticulture and Floriculture, Sham Lal Sharma was chief guest on the occasion.
Vice Chairman of Advisory Board for OBCs, Kuldeep Raj Verma, Director Health Services, Jammu, Dr Madhu Khullar, Director Horticulture, Y N Sharma, Director Floriculture, K K Sharma, SDM Akhnoor, H S Jamwal, Tehsildar Akhnoor, all sectoral officers, sarpanchs, Panchs, chairman Raj Tilak Foundation Committee, K P Singh, Major General (Retd) G S Jamwal, President Rajput Paratineedi Sabha, Mr Narain Singh, President Bar Association, Mr B S Slathia, Principal Nagbani School were also present on the occasion.
Paying rich tributes to Maharaj Gulab Singh, Sham Lal said that contribution of Maharaja for the state of Jammu and Kashmir would remain incomparable in coming times and described him a visionary, brave and a great human being who did justice to all and treated the public as his own family members. His memories shall remain evergreen in the minds of every person of this state with great honour, the Minister maintained.
Earlier, the Minister and Vice Chairman OBC paid floured tributes at the statutes Maharaj Ranjeet Singh and Maharaja Gulab Singh of Jia Pota Ghat.
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