Jammu: President and Founder Amity Youth Club Dessa Doda J&K Regd. have paid glowing tributes to prominent martyred Serpanch of Dessa and a leading Social activist, Shaheed Dina Nath on his 25th martyrdom anniversary. Sh. Dina Nath was martyred in dark night by more than 30 terrorists in May 1996 and then was tortured to death.
Amity youth org. President Hiteshwar Thakur said that Shaheed Dina Nath was among the pioneers of the freedom movement. He said that besides being a renowned Wrestler and Social activist, Sh. Dina Nath was a bold man. He said that people of Dessa would always remember the courage and steadfastness of Sh. Dina Nath and other martyrs of Dessa including Swami Raj Dehati, Charat Singh , Sansar Singh, Krishan Singh,Ram Singh, Lekh Raj,Tribhoon Singh,Ami Chand, Yog Raj, Shambhu Nath, Chain Singh, Jivan Lal, Kali Dass, Prithvi Raj, Parbat Singh, Om Parkash, Tilak Raj, Dharam Singh, Jyoti Parkash, Bej Nath, Amer Chand. He also paid tributes to the Kulhand Martyrs.
Mr. Hiteshwar Thakur in a statement said that Serpanch Dina Nath was a brave son of the soil, who despite threats, chose to resist and sacrificed his life in the way of truth. He said that besides being a commendable jurist and an intellectual, worked for the betterment of society and human rights of the people of J&K
Thakur said that the people of Dessa are duty-bound to protect the sacrifices of the martyrs including Sh. Dina Nath and demanded an investigation into the killing of Dina Nath on the fast track. A delegation of Youth wing of Dessa area of Doda District also paid tributes to Shaheed Dina Nath on his 25th martyrdom.