GDC Doongi named after martyr DySP Ghan Shyam Khajuria


RAJOURI: As a mark of respect and acknowledgement of the exceptional sacrifice of the Martyr towards the security of the country, the District Administration Rajouri, under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, on Tuesday named Government Degree College Doongi after Shaheed DySP Ghan Shyam Khajuria.
The Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to name identified Government schools, colleges and public infrastructure including roads and buildings after Indian Army soldiers, CRPF and police personnel who died while performing their duty for the nation.
The GDC Doongi has been named as Shaheed Ghanshyam Government Degree College (SGGDC) Doongi who had sacrificed his life while fighting terrorists in Kashmir.
Shri Ghanshyam Khajuria was born on the 26th of November 1960 at village Sawani of block Doongi. He was appointed as sub-inspector in the police department in 1990 and was promoted as Inspector in 1996 and DySP in the year 1997. He died while fighting with terrorists on 27 December 1999 at Karge complex, Srinagar. He fought bravely and sacrificed his life for the Nation. He received two awards for his excellent services including the President Police Medal for Gallantry and DG commendation medal. The renaming ceremony was held at GDC Doongi where Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Rajesh K Shavan was the Chief Guest.
Principal of the College, Dr. Shamim Azad, presented the formal welcome address and also highlighted the achievements of the College.