J&K Govt Renames 76 Schools, Roads After Slain Policemen, Civilians

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday renamed at least 76 schools, roads and buildings across the Union Territory after the “martyrs” and eminent personalities under the ongoing 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations,"

According to reports, the General Administration Department (GAD) on Friday issued an order rechristening government run schools, roads and building in Jammu and Kashmir.

The GAD order comes a day after the Administrative Council (AC) met under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha and approved the renaming of public infrastructure.

"As a mark of respect and acknowledgement of the exceptional contributions towards the security and development of the Union territory, the identified infrastructure will be renamed after the martyrs and living legends from Jammu and Kashmir," an official spokesperson had said.

According to the order issued by the GAD, Boys Higher Secondary School (HSS) Khanabal Anantnag was named as Shri Ravi Jee HSS followed by Tragpora Rohama Panzulla Road, Baramulla was named after HC Shri Mohammad Shafi, Salamabad Dachina Road Baramulla as Shri Manzoor Ahmad Naik, Sultandaki Kamalkote Road Baramulla as Sgct Shri Dost Mohammad, Chankhan Baramulla Sopore Road as Constable Shri Niyaz Ahmad Dar, Humdub Shalkote Road, Baramulla was named as Dy.SP Shri S. Jagtar Singh.

Similarly, Balhama Naribal Road, Baramulla was named after NK Shri Ghulam Mohd Khan, MS Chairhara Magam Budgam as Constable Shri Abdul Rashid MS Mir, Govt High School Gutlibagh, Ganderbal as ASI Shri Sakhi Akbar, Boys HSS Kulgam as L/NK Shri Nazir Ahmed Wani, Govt Degree College Kilam Kulgam as Inspector Shri Mohammad Altaf Dar, Cheterkote-Gundishat Road, Kupwara as Sgct Shri Naseer Ahmad Kolie, Sulkote-Halmatpora-Batergam Gushi Road, Kupwara as Sgct Shri Mohammad Altaf, Gangbugh-Anderbugh Chandigam Road, Kupwara as HC Shri Ghulam Mohammad, Tral-kahlil Road, Pulwama as Shri Mohd Lateef Gojar, Awantipora Chowk, Pulwama as Shri Mohd Amin Bhat, Shaheed Arshad Khan Chowk (Khak Chowk), Srinagar as Shri Arshad Khan, Shaheed Javid Iqbal KP Bagh Bund Road, Srinagar as Shri Javid Iqbal.

Government Degree College Idgah, Srinagar as Shri Habibullah Bhat Alias Hamid Kashmiri, Government Degree College Zakura, Batpora, Srinagar as Shri Akhtar Mohiuddin, Government Degree College Alochibagh, Srinagar as Shri Moti Lal Kemu, Government Degree College Hyderpora, Srinagar as Shri Moti Lal Saqi, auditorium of DIPR, Polo View, Srinagar as Smt Raj Begum, Institute of Music and Fine Arts, University of Kashmir Srinagar as Shri Pran Krishan Kaul, BHSS G G Mohalla as Shri Ghulam Mohd. Saznawaz, as Naib Subedar Shri Chuni Lal, MS Banjar (Zone Gundana) Doda as Rfn. Shri Suraj Parkash, GHSS Kilhotran (Zone Gandoh), Doda as Captain Shri Gorkha Rifles Arya, Govt Degree College Kastigarh, Doda as Dy.SP Shri Aman Thakur, Govt High School, Maira Mandrian, Jammu as Shri Bansi Lal, Govt. Middle School Battal, Jammu as Shri Sudesh Kumar, Govt. Hr. Sec. School Khour as Dy.SP Shri Gulbadhan Singh, Govt High School Allah, Arnia, Jammu as SI Shri Sethi Ram, Govt Primary School Khanpur, Jammu as Shri Parshotam Singh, Govt. Model ICT Boys Higher Secondary School, R.S Pura, Jammu as Major Shri Arvind Bajala, GHSS Barwal, Kathua as Naik Shri Yog Raj Singh, Dayalachak Hiranagar Jandi Road (11.5Km), Kathua as Subedar (Honorary captain) Shri Dina Nath, GHS Galak, Kathua as Naik Shri Govind Ram, Girls MS Bhatta, Kishtwar as Constable Shri Nisar Ahmed, HSS Palmar, Kishtwar as Naib Subedar Shri Mehrajudin Butt, HS Pochhal, Kishtwar as Shri Om Nath, MS Horna, Kishtwar as Constable Shri Madan Lal, Approach road to College Community hall and its extension upto village Panditgam, Kishtwar as Lnk Shri Laxman Dass, BG Balnoi Road, Poonch as ASI Shri Babu Ram, Govt. Model HSS (Boys) Poonch as Dy.SP Shri ManjitSingh, Government Degree College, Poonch as Shri Krishan Chander, Government Degree College Mendhar, Poonch as Shri Chhote Shah, GGHSS, Poonch as Shri Deena Nath Rafiq, GDC Doongi, Rajouri as Dy.SP Shri Ghani Sham Khajuria, Link Road Dabbar Potha to Kheri Dambri on Nowshera to Ser, Rajouri as Naib Subedar Shri Lekh Raj, Road Ghari Ground to Rana Bridge via Chapper Mohalla Chowki Panchayat Nowshera, Rajouri as Hav Shri Babu Ram Choudhary, Chowk Seri Road Nowshera Rajouri as Rfn Shri Kulwant Raj, Mehar Neera Road, Ramban as Constable Shri Delhair Singh, HS Gam, Ramban as LN Shri Ranijit Singh and Gran Morh to Tote Road Reasi was named as Sgct Shri Kamal Kishore.

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