Udhampur Railway Station To Be Named As ‘Martyr Captain Tushar Mahajan’ Station: Jitendra Singh


SRINAGAR: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh said on Thursday that Udhampur Railway Station will soon bear the name “Martyr Captain Tushar Mahajan Railway Station.”

Dr Singh took to the micro-blogging site X and tweeted, “#Janmashtmi Gesture for #Udhampur: Thanks PM @NarendraModi ji. In response to our request, the Government of India has approved the naming of Udhampur Railway Station as ‘Martyr Captain Tushar Mahajan Railway Station.'”

He further mentioned that a formal communication has been dispatched to the Union Territory Government of Jammu and Kashmir to initiate the necessary Gazette notification process.

The Tushar Mahajan Trust expressed their gratitude, saying, “We are highly thankful to PM Modi, Dr Jitendra Singh, and local BJP leaders for approving the renaming of Udhampur Railway Station in Captain Tushar’s honor. It fulfills a long-standing demand of Udhampur. Our sincere thanks to Dr Jitendra Singh.”

Captain Tushar Mahajan, a 9 PARA officer in the Special Forces of the Indian Army, lost his life in the line of duty while protecting fellow Army personnel during a militant attack on the JKEDI Building in Pulwama district in February 2016.


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