Dhruba Jyoti Deka
The locals of Itanagar witnessed the celebrations of ‘PARAKRAM PARV’ celebrated by 56 Infantry Division to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of Surgical Strike conducted against terrorist camps in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK).
The awareness lectures were conducted at Don Bosco School, Itanagar, NERIST and at Arunachal Transformational and Awareness Leadership (ATAL) Conclave being conducted at Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre. The event at ATAL Conclave was attended by Pema Khandu, Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and various ministers, Members of Legislative Assembly (MLA) and more than 500 youngsters from all over Arunachal Pradesh in India.
An insight into joining opportunities of three services, the nation building work being done as part of ‘OP SAMARITAN’, the work being done by ‘ARUNACHAL SCOUTS BATTALION’, raised on the concept of ‘Son of the Soil’ and new Sainik School at Pasighat were highlighted.
A special documentary on Surgical Strike was screened and youngsters were given an opportunity to interact with the soldiers of elite Special Forces. The hall echoed with shouts of ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’. Pema Khandu, Chief Minister felicitated the team on the occasion.
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