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JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Fighters Association (JKFFA) on Wednesday paid tributes to the martyrs of the 2001 attack on the Parliament House. To remember the martyrs, who laid their lives while fighting with Pakistani trained terrorist for the security of the Parliament House on December 13, 2001, JKFFA organized a function at Dogra Shaurya Stamb, Ambphalla, here. Participants lit the candles in remembrance of martyrs amidst singing of National Anthem. A two minutes silence was also observed in the memory of martyrs. The function was organized by the President of the Association, Ved Gandotra wherein Speaker Legislative Assembly and Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) Gandhi Nagar, Kavinder Gupta was the Chief Guest.

 

Paying tributes to the martyrs, Kavinder said, “Sacrifices of the soldiers who fought for the pride of the nation will always be remembered by the countrymen for all ages to come.”. The Speaker also applauded the contribution of army and other armed forces in protecting the borders. He saluted the valour of the soldiers for defending the nation and giving a befitting defeat to the enemy for its evil designs. The prominent who participated were Rajiv Mahajan (State President Shri Ram Sena), Pritam Sharma (State President Kranti Dal), Sunita Sharma, Tanveer Hussain, Ankush Pawar Raman Sharma, R.L Raina, Rajinder Singh, Sukhvinder Singh Maini, J.J Singh (Rimpal), Atul Sudan, Manoj Kumar and Rajni Sharma.