Punjab: Four Government Schools To Be Renamed After Galwan Valley Martyrs 

Punjab: Four Government Schools To Be Renamed After Galwan Valley Martyrs Representative Image. (Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

In a major development, the education department of the Punjab government has decided to honour the four soldiers from the state who laid their lives in Ladakh’s Galwan valley by renaming government schools in their native villages after them, reports Hindustan Times.

It should be noted that Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh, Naib Subedar Satnam Singh, Sepoy Gurtej Singh, and Sepoy Gurbinder Singh were among the 20 soldiers killed Galwan valley.

As a tribute to the bravehearts, the name of primary school at Seel village will now be Shaheed Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh Government Primary School; middle school at Bhojraj village in Gurdaspur will be Shaheed Naib Subedar Satnam Singh; Government School and middle school of Berowal Dogra Mansa will now be Shaheed Gurtej Singh Government Middle School and the name of high school at Tolawal village in Sangrur has been renamed as Shaheed Sepoy Gurbinder Singh High School.

According to the report, the state government has sent an order in this regard to district education officers of the respective districts.