On September 13, he was martyred while fighting with terrorists in Anantnag of Kashmir Colonel Manpreet Singh (Colnol Manpreet Singh) and Pradeep Singh’s families, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann reached their native villages on Thursday and shared his grief with the families. The Chief Minister stayed at Colonel Manpreet Singh’s house for about 40 minutes and a check of Rs 40 lakh was given to the martyr’s mother Manjit Kaur and Rs 60 lakh to his wife Jagmeet Kaur.
Mann said that Colonel Manpreet has become a martyr for the country and the state government is proud that he sacrificed his life for the country. The state government stands by the family at every opportunity. Whatever the need of the family, the government will fulfill it. Chief Minister Mann also paid tribute to both the martyrs by tweeting.
Colonel Manpreet Singh of Kharar Constituency and Shaheed Pradeep Singh of Samana Constituency (who were martyred in Anantnag recently) today met the families of the martyred soldiers at their homes and the government presented a check of 1 crore rupees as an honorarium. Also all possible help and support pic.twitter.com/m6mRM0AsKZ
— Bhagwant Mann (@BhagwantMann) September 21, 2023
Mulanpur road is named after martyr Colonel Manpreet Singh
Expressing grief with the family, CM Mann said that Mullanpur road will be named after martyr Colonel Manpreet Singh. Apart from this, a sports stadium will also be built in the name of the martyr in this area soon. He also announced to upgrade the village school up to 10th standard.
After receiving the information about CM Mann’s arrival in the village, the district administration started preparations from the morning itself. Police under the leadership of SP (traffic) HS Mann and DSP Dharamveer Singh have been deployed here for security reasons. Police personnel in civil dress were also seen roaming in the village. Meanwhile, media persons were prevented from going.
Manpreet’s family submitted a demand letter to the CM
During the visit, family members, social worker Arvind Puri and villagers submitted a memorandum regarding the demands to Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann. This includes reserving jobs in the state civil service for the two children of the martyr according to their merit, granting income tax exemption to the martyr’s wife Jagmeet Kaur throughout her life, giving employment to any member of the family and separate residence for their mother and wife. Giving, giving a plot in New Chandigarh, naming the Mullanpur road after the martyr and building a memorial gate at the Mullanpur barrier, making the village school a high school and building a library in the name of the martyr, building a literature heritage center in the name of the martyr, There was a demand to build a stadium in the name of the martyr in the village and to pave the road leading to the stadium.