Guwahati, July 26, 2019:
A series of events were conducted by the troops of Army under the aegis of Dao Division to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Indian Army’s resounding victory (Kargil Vijay Diwas) over Pakistani Army in Kargil war in the year 1999.
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The event provided an opportunity for the troops to interact with the students and paid their homage to the gallant soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice for the nation’s territorial integrity.
On the solemn occasion, a wreath-laying ceremony was held at the Hut of Remembrance (Walong) and at Namti War memorial in Arunachal Pradesh, followed by motivational lecture and screening of the movie on ‘Heroes of Kargil War’.
The event was attended by a large number of local school students.
The Army units deployed in the intense counter-insurgency operations in Upper Assam also organized programs to commemorate the occasion.
A plethora of events comprising of the motivational lecture on OPERATION VIJAY, interaction with students and screening of the movie, “LOC- Kargil” were conducted at Iris English Medium School, at Kakopather, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, at Bordumsa and at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Lekhapani in Tinsukia district.
The young scholars were motivated by the inspirational talk on the saga of courage under fire by the gallant soldiers at icy heights of Kargil.