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AR Organises Know Your Army Mela to Commemorate Anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas

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Thoubal,July.25:

Commemorating the glorious occasion of 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, Thoubal battalion  Assam Rifles organised a “Know Your Army Mela” at Battalion Headquarters, Phundrei in Thoubal District on Tuesday.

The event was attended by a strength of 400 students of Khongjom English Higher School. The event started with a motivational lecture and movie followed by equipment and weapon display  with pipe band mesmerizing the atmosphere with their patriotic tunes.

All the students enjoyed and could inculcate the patriotic feelings which was seen in their thoughts shared on the Message for Soldier Corner. The Kargil corner displayed  the major operations with the details of Brave recipients of Param Veer Chakras & Maha Veer Chakras and also included the martyrs of Manipur.

The outreach initiative was aimed at spreading more awareness about the Kargil Vijay Diwas and the sacrifices of the soldiers. The Principle and Staff of the schools thanked the battalion for such an educative, motivational & thoughtful gesture and wished Assam Rifles good luck for future endeavors.

William Gurumayum

William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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