Shaurya Chakra awardee's bust unveiled in Kishtwar
Sep 25, 2022
KISHTWAR: A bust of soldier Varinder Kumar Sharma, who played a key role in eliminating two terrorists and in turn laid down his life 15 years ago, was unveiled in his home town here on Sunday, a defence spokesperson said.
His mother Chana Devi unveiled the bust installed at his native Jwalapur-Patnazi in the presence of officials from the army and the civil administration, the spokesperson said.
Recognising the supreme sacrifice Sharma made during the encounter in Rajouri district on September 25, 2007, he had been posthumously awarded the Shaurya Chakra.
The spokesperson said people from nearby villages gathered in huge numbers to witness Sunday's ceremony.