Governor remembers heroes of Saragarhi battle

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh

The Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator, VP Singh Badnore remembered the heroes of Saragarhi battle and paid homage to all the soldiers of 36 Sikh Regiment who relentlessly fought and laid down their lives while fighting a tribal attack in the North West Frontier Province on September

12, 1897.

In a message issued, here on Tuesday, on the eve of Saragarhi Day, the Governor said that the Military History needs to be revived for the coming generations so as to make them aware of the immense contribution of the Punjabis in exhibiting indomitable courage while protecting the borders of

our country. The battle of Saragarhi stands out as an iconic moment in India’s military history which speaks volumes of the valour of the soldiers, said

Sh. Badnore.


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