Jammu shall observe Student Martyrs Day : Panthers Party shall make a pledge for Jammu State

  49th anniversary of the four Student Martyrs shall be observed tomorrow morning by National Panthers Students Union and other grounds and orgnanizations in cooperation with J&K National Panthers Party at the martyrs’ memorial site in front of GGM Science College, Jammu. It was 17thOctober, 1966 when three students were killed by brutal firing of the police during the Congress government who were among hundreds of protestors under the leadership of Students Congress headed by Shri Bhim Singh in demand of a separate university, a separate medical college, a separate Engineering and Law College for Jammu. The four students were killed in the middle of the City of Temples at Rajinder Bazar who was accompanying Bhim Singh in the procession. Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India intervened got Congress Ministers dismissed and held an inquiry into the police firing. The police officials and administration were found guilty by the Mukherjee Commission of Inquiry.

          The students and youth of Jammu Pradesh have been observing 16th, 17th & 18th of October as Student Martyrs Day.

          The hundreds of students under the leadership of NPSU and in the presence of Prof.Bhim Singh shall take oath for the establishment of Jammu State so that Jammu State from Muzaffrabad to Kishtwar and Lakhanpur to Peer Panchal is established and the people of Jammu Pradesh also feel breeze of freedom for the first time.

          This was announced by Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of JKNPP. He was accompanied by NPSU President, Mr. Virender Thakur and former student leaders including Shri P.K. Ganju, Ms. Anita Thakur, Mr. Bansi Lal Sharma, Mr. H.C. Jalmeria, Mr. Jagdev Singh and others.

          Prof.Bhim Singh shall also launch Jammu State Movement from the site of the Students Memorial.