Indian army remembers heroes of Naoshera victory in 1948 war

Jammu, Feb 7: The Indian army Friday celebrated ‘Naoshera Day’ to remember its heroes who made laid down their lives to save the town in Rajouri district of Jammu region during the India-Pakistan war of 1947-48.

“Naoshera Day was celebrated today with all its glitter and military precision to remember the gallant heroes of Indian army, who made the supreme sacrifices to save Naoshera,” said a defence statement issued here.

Wreaths was laid at Jadunath War Memorial by the northern army command chief, the White Knight corps commander, the Ace of Spades Division commander and relatives of Param Vir Chakra Naik recipient Jadunath Singh, it said.

A felicitation ceremony for war widows, veterans and disabled soldiers was also conducted on the occasion.

The function was attended by defence and police personnel, official of the civil administration, school children and locals of Naoshera, it added.

IANS