Srinagar, Aug 28: Budgam resident Mohammad Umar Dar was conferred with Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak (Posthumously) by the President of India, Droupadi Murmu.
A government spokesperson said that J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha handed over the Padak, citation and a cheque to Gulam Mohammad Dar, father of slain civilian Mohammad Umar Dar at Raj Bhawan today.
On March 26, 2022, Mohammad Umar Dar and his brother Ishfaq Ahmad Dar who was working as an SPO in J&K Police were killed by the terrorists inside their house in Chattabugh, Budgam.
The Lt Governor paid homage to Mohammad Umar Dar and saluted the exemplary courage shown by him in saving the lives of his family members.
Lt Gen Rajiv Ghai, GOC 15 Corps; and family members of Mohammad Umar Dar were also present.