23-Apr-2024  Srinagar booked.net


Kashmir: 33+ Sites Renamed For India's Fallen



Rajpora Chowk, Pulwama now Shaheed Farooq Chowk, named after Sub-Inspector killed in 2013 militant attack

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration mandated the renaming of 33 educational institutions—comprising schools and colleges—and roads in honour of individuals who died for India's integrity in the region.
The sites include Anantnag – Late Himayun Muzamil Bhat, Dy. SP. Government Degree College (Boys), Anantnag; Srinagar – Late Masroor Ali Wani, Inspector, Government Boys High School, Narwara; Jammu – Late Rachhpal Singh, HC. Government High School (Lehar) Sungal, Akhnoor; Jammu – Late Vishal Sharma, Rfn. Government High School, Chak Malal, Zone Khour, Tehsil Khour, District Jammu; Udhampur – Late Krishan Singh, Subedar. Government Middle School, Urliyan, Udhampur; Udhampur – Late Yash Paul, Rfn. Government Girls High School, Mantalai; Poonch – Late Abdul Majid, Havaladar; Government High School, Ajote, Poonch; Kishtwar – Late Ravi Kumar, Rifleman. High School, Galigarh; Ramban – Late Tanveer Ahmed SPO Shaheed Tanveer Ahmed Memorial Cricket Ground, Sargali; Jammu – Late Krishan Singh, LNK. Government High School, Sungal; Jammu – Late Dhian Singh Salaria, NK, Government Middle School, Dharam Khoo; Jammu – Late Sham Singh Langeh, Rfn. Government Higher Secondary School, Gharota; Jammu – Late Parshotam Kumar, Naib Subedar. Government High School, Majua Uttami; Ramban – Late Irshad Ahmad, SgCt. Ramsoo Chowk as “Shaheed Irshad Ahmad Chowk”; Ramban – Late Abdul Rehman, HC. Neel Chowk as “Shaheed Abdul Rehman Malik Chowk”; Ramban – Late Jagdish Singh, SPO, Government Middle School, Dudha Bhajmasta; Ramban Late Shankar Singh, SPO, Shaheed Shankar Singh Road, Ukhral to Bhangra; Ramban – Late Nisar Ahmad, SgCt. Ind Martyrs Road; Ramban – Late Sher Mohd, SPO and Ramban – Late Shadi Lal, SPO.
The other renamed educational institutions and roads include; Ramban- Late Sher Singh, SPO; Ramban – Late Mohd Iqbal, SPO; Ramban – Late Fareed Ahmad, SPO; Ramban – Late Angrez Singh, SPO; Ramban – Late Naseeb Singh, SPO, Shaheed Naseeb Singh Taxi Stand, Nabul; Ramban – Late Jattu Ram Mob, SPO. Shaheed Jattu Ram Chowk, Marog, Ramban; Ramban – Late Mohd Saleem, SPO, Shaheed Mohd Saleem Chowk, Sirlan; Ramban – Late Anar Singh, SPO. Shaheed Anar Singh Chowk, Hunga; Ramban – Late Abdul Majeed, Constable, Shaheed Abdul Majeed Bus Stand, Panchal; Ramban – Late Naseeb Singh, Constable, Shaheed Naseeb Singh Playground, Hochak; Ramban – Late Dhaler Singh, Constable. Shaheed Daler Singh Chowk, Digdol; Ramban – Late Sarfaraz Ahmad, Constable, Shaheed Sarfaraz Khatana Chowk Bhaderwah Morh Batote and Ramban – Late Abdul Qayoom, ASI Shaheed Abdul Qayoom Failty Road. 
The order has directed concerned Administrative Secretaries to take immediate necessary steps, including amending their records, for effecting the changes and Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir/Jammu shall personally monitor the naming of the infrastructure/assets in their respective divisions. 
“Deputy Commissioner(s) shall ensure that appropriate events are held in connection with the naming of these infrastructure/assets”, reads the order further. 
In July, 2022, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha declared to rename Kashmir landmarks including Schools, Colleges, bridges and other buildings after the “great heroes and sons of the soil” who laid their lives for India’s integrity, peace, protection  and prosperity in J&K.
The administration has since altered hundreds of landmarks.