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Army school named after Kashmiri Ashoka Chakra awardee
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 6/20/2019 7:42:35 PM
Army school named after Kashmiri Ashoka Chakra awardee
Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani, who shot dead two terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir before getting killed, received the Ashoka Chakra, India''s highest peacetime gallantry award.

Srinagar: An army goodwill school in the Kashmir Valley was on Thursday named after Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani, who was posthumously awarded the Ashoka Chakra, the country's highest peacetime military award.

Northern Command chief, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh presided over the ceremony in Wuzur village in Qazigund area of Kulgam district during which the school was renamed 'Shaheed Lance Naik AGS Wuzur' after Wani, who laid down his life fighting militants during an operation in Hirpora in Shopian district on November 28, 2018.

Honouring Wani's widow Mahjabeen, who was also present on the occasion, Lt Gen Singh said: "Your husband is a role model for Kashmir & inspiration for all of us," according to a tweet by the Army immediately after the function. Wani, of the J&K Light Infantry, was posthumously awarded the award during the Republic Day function in New Delhi this year.



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भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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