Jammu, September 20:
Tearful tributes were paid this evening by the volunteers of the Team Jammu along with members of the civil society to soldiers who laid down their lives in a terror attack on Brigade headquarter in Uri sector in North Kashmir on Sunday.
Condemning the terror strike, the volunteers of Team Jammu took out a candlelight vigil at Brigadier Rajinder Singh Chowk to offer their tributes to the brave hearts.
The volunteers were also joined by large number of local people included members of Jammu Citizen Fourm, while lighting the candles and remembering the sacrifices of martyrs. Chairman of Team Jammu, Zorawar Singh Jamwal condemned the increased terror attacks on Indian soil and laid emphasis on giving befitting reply to the enemy at this point of time to deal with the crisis.
On the occasion, a popular Radio singer Satpal Sharma also presented a patriotic song written by renowned Dogri writer Thakur Randheer Singh Raipuria, which made the entire gathering nostalgic.
Brigadier (Retd) Sukhdev Singh and retired DIG, BSF, Mr Gupta formally laid wreath at the statue Brigadier Rajinder Singh (MVC).
“The volunteers of Team Jammu have assembled here to express their solidarity with the nation and armed forces while stressing that we are all united at this point of time,” he added and condemned Pakistan`s cowardly act and called for peace in the nation.
“What happened is very sad and should not have happened. We all want peace and are living happily in a peaceful nation but enough is enough now we have to take some action to give befitting reply” he said and added that kind of thing should not happen and we condemn terror act strongly.
Paying floral tributes to the soldiers who laid down their lives for the nation, Zorawar Singh Jamwal said that nation is indebted to the soldiers who attained martyrdom in the terror attack for future of our children. He said that time has come to take concrete action against Pakistan and only threats and statements are going to pacify brewing anger among people.