SRINAGAR: The Government has renamed Government Higher Secondary School Keegam in district Shopian as Ranjoor Memorial Government Higher Secondary School Keegam.
Abdul Sattar Ranjoor was a renowned revolutionary poet, born at Keegam on 12 October 1917. He took part in the struggle against British colonial rule. He was jailed in 1942 for his role in the peasant movement. He was accused in the Pulwama Conspiracy Case, and went underground for over a year. Whilst living in Lahore for a couple of years, he had been close to the renowned poet Dr Sir Muhammad Iqbal. Ranjoor lost his life in a militant attack on 23 March 1990.
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