Raj Kumari, a resident of Chambi village of Kangra district and mother of Anil Chauhan, a 23 year old Jawan of the 13 Grenadier of Indian Army who made supreme sacrifice in Operation Rhino against the terrorists on 15 September,2002 in Assam called on the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today. Martyr Anil Kumar was posthumously awarded with Kirti Chakra in 2004, by the President of India.
Talking to the Mother of the Martyr, Chief Minister said that the State Government was committed to provide full respect and honour to the martyrs who had made supreme sacrifice for the cause of the nation. He assured the mother of martyr Anil Chauhan that that he would look into the matter and appropriate action would be taken in this respect.
He said that the State Government would ensure that promises made by the State Government to the family of the martyrs were fulfilled and honoured.
Mother of the martyr apprised the Chief Minister that the successive governments of the state had promised to name the local government High School Haler in Kangra district after the name of the martyr besides a memorial was also to be constructed in the name of martyr, but nothing was done till date.