June 28, 2009

Capt. Roopendra Singh Garcha of Jalandhar - Great Martyr

Capt Roopendra Singh Garcha of 323 Air Defence Regiment sacrificed his life on 30 June 2000 in Pulwama ( J & K ) while defending his Motherland from terrorists. Jalandhar is very proud this young martyr and the entire nation indebted to him . Capt. Garcha was then 25 years old. Capt. Garcha has , thus , followed the footsteps of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh.

A contingent of his Regiment ( 323 , AD ) is coming to Jalandhar from Baroda ( Gujarat ) to present a guard of honour to its youngest martyr.

Capt. Garcha's father Lt. Col JS Garcha is managing a Trust dedicated to promotion of education among weaker class students and sports , in the memory of his son.

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