Veer Diwas was celebrated in Nurpur, Kangra We are talking about freedom fighters of India whose dies during the war with China in 1962, during that one of the fighters is from Nurpur who dies in the war, So in her memory Veer diwas was celebrated in his birth native place Bassa Waziran near Nurpur today. The memorial committee constituted by the martyr's kin has been observing this Veer Diwas on the memory of these Freedom Fighters.
Ex-servicemen and several other prominent citizens remembered martyrs of the 1962 war with the China at the memorial at Nurpur in Kangra district under the aegis of district Ex-servicemen Samiti here today.
On this occasion Himachal Pradesh Ex-servicemen league president and former minister Vijay Singh Mankotia, who was the chief guest at the function paid floral tributes to the martyr's security uniform. Addressing a mammoth gathering assembled to pay tributes to the martyr, Mankotia underline the need to rectify the history of the martyrs who made sacrifice to the freedom of the country as well as when nation is facing some terror from the other than they give their sacrifice. He also said that the government of India should render the status of the first freedom fighter to martyr Wazir Ram Singh Pathania as he laid own his life before Mangal Pande whose name came first as the first freedom fighter in the history. On this occasion he says that young generation of India must follow the path of this young freedom fighter who has sacrificed his life when he was just 24 years.
On this occasion, Mankotia honored various freedom fighters, Retd. General who had made good work for the nation, he also honored the wife's of martyrs who had made sacrifice for the country. He honored Capt. Jagdish Singh, who had been honored with Veer Chakra during the Indo-Pak war in 1965, wives of martyr Hav Tarsem Lal, who had laid down his life in Tripura in 1991 and he also honored the wife of Liuet-col Kaman Singh, who had laid down his life during the Kashmir war in 1948 he also honored the writer Sansar Chand and so many martyrs wives are during the function.
During this function there are so many people are present included Local MLA Rakesh Pathania, Former MLA RS Bakshi and local Rajput Sabha president Suram Singh was also present. On this occasion these honored guest address the people who present their and give their salute and tributes to the Martyrs and says young generation to follow these path. On the occasion of this the Himachal Spider and its member also gives their salute and tributes to the martyrs who sacrifice her life for the nation.