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Army Public School (APS), Rakhmuthi, celebrated the birth anniversary of late Major Devinderjit Singh Pannu. Major DS Pannu of the 5th Sikh Regiment had laid down his life in a key battle for the defence of Chhamb on December 5, 1971.

Army Public School (APS), Rakhmuthi, celebrated the birth anniversary of late Major Devinderjit Singh Pannu. Major DS Pannu of the 5th Sikh Regiment had laid down his life in a key battle for the defence of Chhamb on December 5, 1971. He was awarded the Vir Chakra (posthumously) for this act of gallantry. The special day was presided over by Col NJS Pannu (retd), martyr’s brother, and the Chairman of APS, Rakhmuthi. The programme commenced with the traditional candle lighting and garland ceremony. Col Pannu awarded scholarship of Rs 10,000 each to best students of Class XI in session 2018-19. The students were Nikhil Sharma, Niti Choudhary, Janvi Sharma and Riya Chib.

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