The 5 ASSAM BN NCC, Group HQs (Tezpur) under the aegis of NCC Dte NER organized NCC ‘Vijay Shrankhala’ on Saturday at the Council Hall, Tezpur University to felicitate the next of kin of Martyrs and war veteran of 1971 war with the Vice Chancellor of Tezpur University, Prof Vinod Kumar Jain as the Chief Guest.
The event commenced with the arrival of the next of kin of the martyrs and war veteran of 1971 who were welcomed with the traditional ‘assamese gamusa’ by the NCC cadets.
The NCC cadets of the Unit performed songs/poem presentation and also narrated the historical war situations in which the braves participated in the 1971 war.
The event was attended by NCC cadets, Officers and personnel of the Unit and the Group HQ (Tezpur), faculty and students of the University.
NCC VIJAY SHRANKHALA – On 4 Dec 2021, A function to commemorate India's victory in the 1971 Indo Pak war and to honour Martyr and Veteran of the war was organized by NCC Gp HQ Tezpur at Tezpur University. @HQ_DG_NCC @proshillong pic.twitter.com/7nLHJN9cuh— NCC Directorate North Eastern Region (@nccner) December 4, 2021
The Chief guest felicitated the NOK and the war veteran with presents and a memento.
Speaking on the occasion the Chief guest expressed his deep respect and honour of the sacrifice made by the armed forces and exhorted the cadets to shoulder the responsibility of the future of the nation and narrated his nostalgic memories of the times of the war.
Col Saniv Kumar, SC, Group Cdr, NCC Gp HQs (Tezpur Gp) opened the event by addressing about the aim of the event and its importance towards the awareness and respect by the citizens for its martyrs.
NCC Vijay Shrankhala event was part of 75 other events across the country bringing awareness among the population about the supreme sacrifices of the martyrs and also showcase cultural diversity and strengthen Unity in diversity.