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‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ celebrated across Nagaland

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 7/27/2019 11:43:13 AM IST

Nagaland along with the rest of the country celebrated the 20th anniversary of “Kargil Vijay Diwas” on July 26 across the state.

Battalions of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) celebrated the anniversary by conducting various activities at various districts of Nagaland.
Mokokchung Bn: Mokokchung battalion felicitated parents of Subedar Imliakum Ao of 2 Naga Regt of Chuchuyimpang village of Mokokchung district, who is himself an embodiment of heroism and valor. The contribution of North East warriors in the likes of Capt N Kengruse, MVC of 2nd RAJ RIF and Capt Clifford Nongrum, MVC of 12th JAK RIF among others, was brought out in a solemn gathering of the battalion.
Jalukie Bn: Jalukie battalion organised screening of “audio visual display” for student audience showcasing the valor and accomplishments of the Indian Army. 308 students and 27 teachers from Liangmai Baptist School, Tening and Government High Secondary School, Peren witnessed the same. 
Dimapur Bn: With an aim to provide a platform for children to express their talent and thoughts through art, Dimapur battalion organised a painting competition at Community Hall, Ganesh Nagaron which was participated by 29 students. In another event, an audio visual displaying the valor and sacrifice of troops in the war was screened at Kashiram Basti Garrison which was witnessed by families of troops and civilians from the locality.
Kohima Bn: Kohima battalion organised “Small Arms firing” for National Cadet Corps (Boys and Girls) of Kohima district wherein 23 boys and 21 girls NCC cadets along with instructors participated in the firing. A movie on Kargil War was also screened followed by a lecture cum interaction on various entry schemes for joining the Armed Forces. A solemn wreath laying ceremony was also carried at the Battalion war memorial in honor of the martyrs. 
Chieswema Bn: Chieswema Battalion paid homage to the brave heart through a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the Capt N Kenguruse, MVC (Posthumous) War Memorial, Nerhema. A painting and essay competition was also organised at Chizami, Pfutsero, Chakbama, Ziezou and Chiepobozou paying tribute to the unmatched heroes of the Indian Army during the Kargil War. 
BJP Nagaland: Nagaland State BJP Unit observed “Kargil Vijay Diwas” at the grave yard of Lt. Captain Neikezhakuo Kenguruse of Nerhema Village under Kohima District, and paid rich tribute and homage to the brave Naga Soldier who gave away his life in supreme service of the Nation. 
Nagaland state BJP unit, Temjen Imna Along, led the homage and offered prayers of solace and peace for the brave soldier. He was accompanied by Ananta Narayan Mishra, friends and colleagues from the State BJP party, and Nagaland BJP Kohima district office bearers. 
164 Inf Bn: As a part of “Kargil Vijay Diwas” celebrations, a motivational talk was conducted by 164 Inf Bn (TA) (H&H) Naga at Japfu Christian College, Zakhama. During the event, Sub Imliakum Ao, MVC (Parent Unit 2 NAGA), a Kargil war hero, also delivered a lecture to the students. Sub Imliakum Ao, MVC was thereafter facilitated by the college administration. 
SSP: Sainik School Punglwa (SSP) observed “Kargil Vijay Diwas” by organising a four-day long programme in remembrance of the historic event of the nation. Speeches on Kargil heroes, art and painting competition, wreath laying at Capt Kenguruse memorial bust by Lt Col M Kiran Meitei, officiating principal, school cadet captain, senior master and office superintendent, motivational lecture by the officiating principal, power point presentation on “Operation Vijay” by cadets of Class XII and sweet distribution for the cadets were some of the highlights of the celebration.  The celebration reminded and educated the cadets on the historical importance of the Kargil War.

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