Tarn Taran: Pakistan Army on Sunday resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera Sector, District Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir. Indian Army retaliated strongly to the enemy fire. In an incident, Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh was critically injured and later succumbed to his injuries.
Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh was a brave, highly motivated, and sincere soldier. The nation will always remain indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty.
Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 50 lakh, along with a government job to a family member of Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh of 1 Sikh Light Infantry unit.
While paying homage to the martyr and extending his sympathy to the bereaved family, the Chief Minister said that Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh was a brave and highly motivated soldier.
Naib Subedar Rajwinder Singh, whose Father Late Havildar Jagir Singh also served the Indian Army, hailed from Village Goindwal, Tehsil Khadoor Sahib of Tarn Taran district and is survived by his Mother, Wife Manpreet Kaur, Son Jobanjeet Singh aged 16 years and Daughter Pawanpreet aged 15 years.