TRIBUTES PAID TO GEN ZORAWAR SINGH | With core value of people-first, J&K marching into golden age: LG Sinha

He threw light on the life and military campaigns of General Zorawar Singh.
He threw light on the life and military campaigns of General Zorawar Singh.Screengrab

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Monday said that Jammu and Kashmir was marching into the golden age with its core value of people-first.

An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that attending the event organised by General Zorawar Singh Memorial Educational and Charitable Trust to commemorate the martyrdom day of General Zorawar Singh, the LG paid tributes to General Zorawar Singh saying, “One of the greatest military commanders of the world, General Zorawar Singh made the country proud by his unparalleled bravery and military tactics. He will continue to inspire generations to come.”

He 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,” the LG said. “General Zorawar Singh is an icon for generations because his name evokes a strong feeling of love, reverence and sacrifice for the motherland.”

He said: “It should be our collective endeavour to fully recognise his contribution and significance in India's history. The historians, writers should pay attention to the historic accomplishment of the true national hero, General Zorawar Singh and the 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.”

The LG also spoke on the transformational journey of J&K.

“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,” he said.

The LG urged the people to discharge their responsibilities to accelerate the process of development.

The LG also felicitated famous sculptor Ravinder Singh Jamwal and specially-abled power-lifter Anmol Bhadarwaj.

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