Lt Governor pays tributes to General Zorawar Singh on his death anniversary

'General Singh made the country proud by his unparalleled bravery, military tactics'
LG paying tributes to Gen Singh
LG paying tributes to Gen Singh

Jammu, Dec 12: J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today paid tributes to General Zorawar Singh on his 'martyrdom' day, a Raj Bhavan spokersperson said.

 Sinha said that General Singh was one of the greatest military commanders of the world.

"General Zorawar Singh made the country proud by his unparalleled bravery & military tactics. He will continue to inspire generations to come,” he said.

The Lt Governor was attending the event organized by General Zorawar Singh Memorial Educational and Charitable Trust, to commemorate the 'martyrdom' day of General Zorawar Singh.  

Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor threw light on the life and military campaigns of General Zorawar Singh.          

"He is the embodiment of India's strength and self-confidence. His valour, discipline, and devotion towards duty is a testimony that for the brave, nothing is impossible and infinite possibilities open up for the warrior," said the LG.

General Zorawar Singh is an icon for generations because his name evokes a strong feeling of love, reverence and sacrifice for the motherland, the Lt Governor added.

The Lt Governor said that it should be people's collective endeavour to fully recognise his contribution and significance in India's history.          

"The historians, writers should pay attention to the historic accomplishment of true national hero, General Zorawar Singh and new generation must be reminded of his military campaigns in Ladakh, Baltistan, Tibet and immense contribution to the expansion of the Dogra Empire under Maharaja Gulab Singh ji,"he added.

The LG also said that Jammu Kashmir is marching into its golden age with core values of people-first and ideas and ideals of forefathers.

"General Zorawar Singh had envisioned a strong and prosperous J&K, in which every citizen can live a life of dignity and self- respect. We are committed to creating a prosperous and inclusive society," said the Lt Governor. 

On the occasion,Ravinder Singh Jamwal, famous Sculptor and Anmol Bhadarwaj specially-abled Power-lifter were also felicitated by the Lt Governor. 

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