Referring to the sacrifice of Captain Batra, Badal said many people come and go in this world but some people come but never leave, they become immortal.
He urged youth to take the pledge for fighting against drug addiction, bribery, poverty and unemployment.
The VC said Capt Batra was an alumnus of the university who stayed in the hostel number one in the PU campus while pursuing MA English in 1995-96 session after completing his BSc from DAV College, Chandigarh.
Colonel Rajiv Kapoor, Commanding Officer of the 13 battalion of the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles, the Army unit in which Capt Batra had served, complemented the Punjab government and PU for the noble deed of naming the shooting range after the war hero.
Capt Batra was one in a billion having three characteristics - passion for country, compassion for subordinates and common public, and bravery of the highest level, he said.
"His bravery, sacrifice, charm, and infectious smile still nests all hearts," the colonel added.
Vishal Batra, twin brother of Capt Batra, said he was a great inspiration for youngsters.
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