Preneet Kaur hands over appointment letter to the wife of Shaheed Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh

January 6, 2021 - PatialaPolitics

Preneet Kaur Hands Over Appointment Letter to Wife of Galwan Martyr Shaheed Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh of Seel Village*

*Punjab Government Stands firm with the Families of Martyrs-Preneet Kaur*

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Patiala, January 6:

Mrs. Preneet Kaur, Member Lok Sabha, Patiala today handed over an appointment letter to Gurdeep Kaur, wife of Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh Kharaur of Seel village, who had attained martyrdom in June last year while fighting with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley.

On this occasion, Mrs. Preneet Kaur, accompanied by Mr. Madan Lal Jalalpur MLA of Ghanaur, said that the entire nation feels proud on this martyr who sacrificed his life for the country. She said that this great son of Patiala district, Shaheed Mandeep Singh has made Punjab in general and Patiala in particular feel proud by sacrificing his life for the country. She said that earlier the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had named the Ghanour road from Bahadurgarh as ‘Shaheed Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh Marg’ to perpetuate his heroic deed and now his wife has been given the job of Inspector in Department of Cooperation.

Mrs. Preneet Kaur said that the Punjab Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh stood affirmed by the families of the martyred soldiers who were guarding the borders of the country. She said that the Chief Minister, who himself hails from
Army, very well understands the plight of the soldiers and their families due to which in a path breaking initiative, he has enhanced the ex-gratia grant to the families of the martyrs from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 50 lakh.

Mrs Preneet Kaur assured that in future also, she and the Chief Minister would discharge their duty of standing by the family of Shaheed Mandeep Singh in all the thick and thin.
Meanwhile, the family members of the martyr including his mother Mrs. Shakuntala Kaur, wife Mrs. Gurdeep Kaur, daughter Mehakpreet Kaur and son Jobanpreet Singh expressed gratitude to the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, MP Mrs. Preneet Kaur, MLA Mr. Madan Lal Jalalpur for taking care of the family in this time of distress.
MLA Madan Lal Jalalpur while expressing thanks to the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, MP Mrs. Preneet Kaur and Finance Minister S. Manpreet Singh Badal, said that Captain Amarinder Singh and Mrs. Preneet Kaur have done what they said and provided special grants, that were being spent for erecting the memorial, crematorium, school and stadium at village Seel.
Prominent among others who were present on the occasion, included OSD/CM Mr. Amrit Pratap Singh (Honey) Sekhon, Zilha Parishad Member Gagandeep Singh (Jolly) Jalalpur, District Congress Rural President Gurdeep Singh Untsar, Cousin of Mandeep Singh, Ranbir Singh Singh, Assistant Commissioner, MC Phagwara.
It may be recalled that Shaheed Naib Subedar Mandeep Singh Kharaur, was posted as Gunner Instructor (AIG) at 3 Artillery Medium Unit of Indian Army at Leh Ladakh Nimo. He was killed on the night of June 15 while fighting with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley.