Ranchi: The Chenpur-Kurumgarh-Baridih path in Jharkhand’s Gumla district would be renamed as Nayam Kuhur path in memory of a soldier who was martyred in Uri.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das announced it during his visit to Gumla to attend a programme there.
Das directed the Gumla Deputy Commissioner to prepare a detailed project report for 35 km road in this regard, an official release said.
Kujur was one among the 18 martyrs killed by Pakistan-backed terrorists in the Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Chief Minister handed over cheques of Rs ten lakh to the families of the two slain martyrs- Kujur and Javra Munda, the release said.