Ambala MP Rattan Lal Kataria, Army and administration officials paid tributes to Captain Rohit Kaushal, Sena Medal (Gallantry), at his memorial in Jalauli village on Panchkula- Barwala Road on Friday.
Kaushal had laid down his life while fighting insurgency in an encounter with militants on November 11, 1995, in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. He had killed two militants before laying down his life for the security of his motherland.
Officers and jawans from 18 Punjab Battalion to which the martyr belonged, 12 Rashtriya Rifles, Kumaon Regiment and Brigadier Bhadu along with officers and jawans from the Western Command, Chandimandir were also present.
Kataria announced a grant of Rs 5 lakh for the maintenance and upkeep of the Martyr’s memorial and hall and develop Shaheeds park on the land adjacent to the martyrs memorial to give its benefit to the villagers and children.