New Delhi, July 3 ANI | 1 year ago

A wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the death anniversary of Brigadier Mohammad Usman, MVC, was organised at Jamia Millia Islamia University Cemetary on Thursday.

Several retired and serving officers, including Lieutenant General N.S. Ghei, AVSM*, Commandant National Defence College and Colonel of the Parachute Regiment attended the function.

Vice Chancellor and Registrar of Jamia Millia Islamia University also paid his tributes by laying a wreath.

Late Brigadier Mohammad Usman, also known as the savior of Naushera, was responsible for the recapture of Jhangar and Naushera (Jammu and Kashmir) during 1947-48 war with Pakistan.

The gallant officer attained martyrdom on 03rd July 1948 when an enemy artillery shell landed close to him in Naushera.

A similar event was also organised at Naushera (Jammu and Kashmir).

(Posted on 03-07-2014)

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