The Rajasthan Government has named 15 state-run schools after martyred Indian security force personnel, Press Trust of India has reported.
This announcement was made by State Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara, who called it a tribute to real life heroes. He added that this move would help inculcate nationalism among the school students.
Three schools in Churu, Nagaur and Jhunjhunu district, two in Alwar and Sikar, one each in Jaisalmer and Jodhpur districts.
As reported by Patrika, the schools have been named after these martyrs:
- Rajesh Kumar Phagaadiya
- Head Constable Pal Singh
- Ramkumar Singh, Tej Singh
- Champalal Gill
- Major M H Khan
- Subedar Nihal Singh
- Shaurya Chakra Awardee Bhim Singh
- Hawaldar Parasram Jhanjriya
- Lance Naik Bhagchand Gurjar
- Ramchandra Bhaskar
- Sohan Lal Yadav
- Kansingh Solanki
- Omprakash Jakhad
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