Mumbai, Feb 21: Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao today said school textbooks should have a chapter on Bangladesh war hero Lt Gen J F R Jacob.
Speaking at the memorial service for late Lt Gen J F R Jacob at the Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue here this evening, Rao said.
"I do feel that we must have a chapter on the life and work of Gen Jacob in all school textbooks. His letter should be preserved and included in the book."
"I deem it an honour and privilege to rise and speak at the memorial service organised by the Mumbai Jewish community to remember one of the greatest patriots of India, hero of the 1971 war and former Goa and Punjab Governor General J F R Jacob, who passed away in Delhi on January 13," he said. "The life of General Jacob is an inspiring saga of patriotism and service to the nation," Rao said.