Jalandhar July 21 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- The valour, courage and sacrifices exhibited by Indian soldiers in the Kargil War left an indelible impression over Indian history and every Indian heart. To celebrate the chivalry of those brave martyrs, Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar organized an interactive session with war heroes in association with Rotary Club of Jalandhar and NCC Group Headquarters with the inspiring support of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen.
The guests of session were Kargil Heroes Honarary Captain Raghunath Singh
The guests of session were Kargil Heroes Honarary Captain Raghunath Singh, Vir Chakra Awardee and Subedar Sarwan Singh, Seva Model Awardee along with Dr. Vijay Oberoi, Secretary Rotary Club, Dr. Ashok Pruthi, Member Local Managing Committee and Rotaract Sh. Sanjay Kumar. Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen extended a green welcome to the worthy guests and honoured them with silver salvers and paintings.
The event began with lighting of lamp and DAV Anthem. Saluting to the martyrs and soldiers, Dr. Ajay Sareen, encouraged the NCC Cadets to take inspiration from their lives. She motivated the cadets to imbibe the qualities of dedication, sincerity and passion during their stay in the CATC camp at HMV. She also expressed her thanks to Mrs. Nupur, President Rotary Club who organized the event successfully.
Amidst the energetic beats of the drums and Chants of “Bharat Mata Ki Jai”, Captain Raghunath Singh narrated the glorious tale of winning over the enemy. He told in detail about how they recaptured all the posts taken over by the Pakistan soldiers. His description left the audience in awe and he received standing ovation from the cadets.
Another standing ovation was given to Subedar Sarwan Singh
Another standing ovation was given to Subedar Sarwan Singh, who made the auditorium echo with his vigour and energy. He told about the challenges and difficult circumstances faced during the war. He said that during the war soldiers focus only on the enemy and are not afraid to give up their lives for the country. After that Rotary Club honoured Captain Raghunath Singh, Subedar Sarwan Singh and Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen.
Bhavesh presented the description of Kargil War through slide show and Cadet Komal hummed patriotic songs on guitar. Dr. Ashok Pruthi presented an emotional poem on the martyrs and thanked the organizers for their support. Around 550 cadets from different states who are attending CATC Camp formed the huge audience for the event.
The celebrations concluded with the recital of National Anthem. The coordinators of the event were Lt. Sonia Mahindru and Mrs. Purnima. The stage was conducted by Dr. Anjana Bhatia.