Srinagar: Mohammad Umar Dar was conferred with Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak (Posthumously) by the President of India, Droupadi Murmu.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha handed over the Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak, citation and a cheque to Sh Gulam Mohammad Dar, father of Martyr civilian Sh Mohammad Umar Dar, at Raj Bhawan on Monday.
On March 26, 2022, Mohammad Umar Dar and his brother Ishfaq Ahmad Dar who was working as an SPO in J&K Police were killed by the militants inside their house in Chattabugh Budgam.
The Lt Governor paid homage to Mohammad Umar Dar and saluted the exemplary courage shown by him in saving the lives of his family members.
Lt Gen Rajiv Ghai, GOC 15 Corps; and family members of Mohammad Umar Dar were also present.