Grand ceremony organised to commemorate Swarnim Vijay Varsh


SAMBA: A grand ceremony was organised at Army Public School Samba to commemorate the Swarnim Vijay Varsh. Amongst much fanfare and euphoria the Victory flame was received by Major General Rajesh Moghe, General Officer Commanding, Gurj Division, Chief Guest on the occasion, with full military decorum and honour.
The event started with the exquisite display of mililtary band. Theme based cultural programs by the students of Army Public School , Samba were the main highlights of the day in which student from even class 1st participated. Later Shireen Moghe Zonal President Army Wives Welfare Association felicitated war veterans and Veer Naris for their valour and sacrifice in 1971 war. In the end Major General Moghe expressed sincere thanks to the citizens of Samba, who indeed have contributed immensely to the Armed Forces. He said that Samba has been the land of warriors and specially mentioned the contribution of two Veer Chakra awardees of Samba district, Hav Raghbir Singh and Capt Bahadur Singh. Total 6 Veer Naris & 88 war veterans were felicitated. Free medical camp was also organised wherein doctors did health check up and provided medicines to the veterans.