Bhim Singh bereaved, his elder brother expired Chief of Army Staff sends condolence

Late Shri Jagan Singh ChanoterEx-Subedar Jagan Singh, elder brother of Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party, paternal uncle of Shri Harsh Dev Singh (MLA) and maternal uncle of Shri Balwant Singh Mankotia (MLA) passed away this morning at Military Hospital, Udhampur due to cardiac arrest.
Sub. Jagan Singh a former sarpanch of their ancestral village Chanunta was a senior notable in the historical village, the ancestral place of Chanotra dynasty which ruled Ramnagar principality some 170 years. Sub. Jagan Singh was two years senior to Prof.Bhim Singh in school where they studied in Primary Village School some 5 miles away from native village, Bhugterian.
Thousands of people participated in the last journey of Subedar Jagan Singh including Prof.Bhim Singh, Shri Harsh Dev Singh, Chairman-JKNPP, Shri Balwant Singh Mankotia, President-JKNPP, S. Daljit Singh, Vice President-JKNPP, Shri Faqir Nath, ex-MLA, Provincial President-JKNPP and several other office bearers of the Panthers Party and other political parties at Udhampur this afternoon. In a condolence message Prof.Bhim Singh said that he is feeling as if the roof of his house has collapsed as Shri Jagan Singh was the last surviving brother in the family. Prof.Bhim Singh has five brothers. Four of them died earlier, mostly of cardiac arrests. Sub. Jagan Singh was the fifth brother. Prof.Bhim Singh said that he is left alone out of the six and shall try to carry on the message of his family to the new generations that death is the end of life and therefore the goal has to be ultimate good of all.
Sub. Jagan Singh wrote a last booklet on the history of Chanotra dynasty which is in circulation and that was, Prof.Bhim Singh said that a great contribution towards history of the family and its contribution in the past. Prof.Bhim Singh said that his ancestors had made superb sacrifices as most of them buried alive under the foundation of Ramnagar Fort (Udhampur District) in 1830 by the rulers of Ramnagar. He hoped that contribution made by Sub. Jagan Singh shall be remembered by all.

NPP pays homage to Subedar Jagan Singh Chanoter

In a special condolence meeting held at Panthers Party Headquarters Gandhi Nagar, Jammu, rich tributes were paid to Late Sub. Jagan Singh Chanoter, the elder of Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of NPP, who died yesterday at Military Hospital, Udhampur. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Bhim Singh who became nostalgic counted the days of his childhood and school going along with his deceased brother. They had to walk long distance to reach the primary school which was six miles away from their home at Bhugterian in Ramnagar. Prof. Bhim Singh said on the occasion that all his five brothers are no more who were a great source of strength for him. They always supported him in all his initiatives which he took at state, national and international level. The initiative of launching Panthers Party in the year 1982 was also inspired and supported by his late brothers.

Other who spoke on the occasion included M/s. B.B Kotwal Advocate (Vice-Chairman), S. Daljit Singh, Sudershan Singh & P.K Ganju (Vice-Presidents), H.C Jalmeria Adv. and Ms. Anita Thakur (General Secretaries), Bansi Lal Sharma Adv. Political Advisor-JKNPP, Faqir Nath Ex-MLA & Provincial President Jammu Province, Pushvinder Manhas (Sr. Vice-President Young Panthers), Gagan Pratap Singh (Spokesman Young Panthers), Jagdev Singh (Coordination Secretary), Surinder Yadav (State Secretary Rajasthan), S. Paramjeet Singh Marshal (Provincial Vice-President), Shanker Singh Chib and Ashok Randawa (Provincial Secretaries), Naresh Chib (District President Jammu urban), S. Hari Singh (Distt. President Jammu rural), Vinod Singh, Rajesh Gondhi, Satpal Saini and others.

NPP Supremo appeals for communal harmony Warn against rumours mongering

Addressing a media conference in Jammu this morning, Prof. Bhim Singh, Supremo of J&K National Panthers Party appealed the people to maintain communal harmony and social order so that the people of Jammu Pradesh may rise to the occasion to ensure statehood for Jammu Pradesh.

Prof. Bhim Singh appealed the intelligentsia, the youth, the students and the social and political activists to defeat the ugly designs of the evil forces who intend to disturb communal harmony and peace with ulterior motive to raise vote bank of the vested interests in question.

NPP Supremo praised the people of Jammu Pradesh for maintaining communal harmony and peace for 60 years and Jammu Pradesh remained ocean of love and composite culture. He questioned why Udhampur parliamentary constituency has been chosen to disturb peace and harmony in the past two days. He also demanded an independent enquiry into the disturbances so that the culprits and the rumours mongers are brought to justice without delay.

Others who attended press conference included S. Daljit Singh (Vice-President), Ms. Anita Thakur & Shri H.C Jalmeria, Advocate (General Secretaries), Shri Faqir Nath, ex-MLA & Provincial President, Shri Bansi Lal Sharma, Adv. Political Advisor-JKNPP, Shri Jagdev Singh (Coordination Secretary), Mr. Pushvinder Manhas, Sr. Vice-President Young Panthers, Mr.Gagan Pratap Singh, Spokesman Young Panthers.