July 3, 2016: A wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the death anniversary of Brigadier Mohammad Usman, MVC was organised at Jamia Millia Islamia University Cemetery on 03 July 2016. Several retired and serving officers including Lieutenant General NS Ghei, Commandant National Defence College and Colonel of the Parachute Regiment attended the function and paid homage to martyr Brigadier Mohammad Usman, MVC.
Brigadier Mohammad Usman, also known as the Savior of Naushera, was responsible for the recapture of Jhangar & Naushera (Jammu & Kashmir) during 1947-48 War with Pakistan. The Gallant officer attained martyrdom on 03 July 1948 in Naushera.
Brigadier Mohammad Usman set an example of personal courage, exceptional qualities of leadership and devotion to duty in the highest traditions of the Indian Army and was thus rightfully honoured with the Mahavir Chakra.
Lieutenant General NS Ghei, Commandant National Defence College and Colonel of the
Parachute Regiment paid homage to Brigadier Mohammad Usman, MVC.
Photo Credit: APRO (Army)