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School in Kashmir renamed after martyr Rifleman Abdul Hamid Chara

Last Updated on August 20, 2021 at 5:05 pm

In an initiative to give a befitting tribute to a Gallant Son of Lolab, Rifleman Abdul Hamid Chara, Shaurya Chakra, a renaming ceremony of Army Goodwill School was held today at, Chandigam at Lolab.

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“Rifleman Abdul Hamid Chara, made the supreme sacrifice of his life, in Lolab, while fighting terrorists. Lolab being his birth place, he was a son of the soil. The Sacrifice of the brave son of Lolab, Rifleman Abdul Hamid Chara of 162 Territorial Army Battalion, remains embedded in the larger conscience of the locals, as a hero who fought against hardcore terrorists in the year 2000, during a counter terrorism operation while he was serving with 18 Rashtriya Rifles Battalion. He was singularly responsible for neutralisation of LeT commander, identified as Mussa, while fighting against heavy odds” an official statement by army read.

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The statement further read that to honour the brave son of Lolab AGS Chandigam was renamed as Hamid Chara Army Goodwill School, Chandigam. Unveiling of the school name was done by Gulshan Akhtar, wife of late Rifleman Abdul Hamid Chara.