Samba, March 04: Martyr Soldier Ram Singh Salathia, who attained martyrdom while fighting on 27 September 2011 during the operation conducted by the 207 Cobra Battalion, Keripubal against the Maoists in the Aman village of Mahtand Dhanan area of Bokaro District of Jharkhand state, that the martyrdom was to be in future of ages.
The inauguration ceremony of Memorial Gate and Statute of Shaheed Ram Singh Salathia was organized with great prompt by Group Centre, CRPF, Bantalab, Jammu. Memorial Gate and Statue was inaugurated by the mother of Shaheed Shreshta Devi and father Mohinder Singh.
During the ceremony, Rajendra Prasad, DIG, GC CRPF, Bantalab, Jammu honoured Shaheed Ram Singh Salathia’s mother Shreshta Devi and father Mohinder Singh and presenting the shawls., Prem Chandra Gupta, Commandant, Group Centre, CRPF Bantalab, Lovekaran Singh, SDPO, Samba, Varun Vaid, Assistant Commandant and other close relatives of the Shaheed Ram Singh Salathia were also present in the ceremony. Ceremony forum was moderated by Ajay Sharma, Assistant Commandant, Group Centre CRPF, Bantalab.
During the inauguration ceremony of Memorial Gate and Statue of Shaheed Ram Singh Salathia, the Special Guard saluted the Shaheed with a mourning deal. All the officers and members present there paid homage to Shaheed Ram Singh Salathia by holding a 2 minute silence. Subsequently the mother and father of Shaheed jointly inaugurated the statue by garlanding the statue of Shaheed Ram Singh Salathia. After this, all the gazetted officers and jawans paid homage to Shaheed Ram Singh Salathia. During the inauguration program Shri Rajendra Prasad, DIG, GC CRPF, Bantalab, Jammu given detailed information about martyrdom of Shaheed Ram Singh Salathia while addressing.