26 July, Mohali : The Kargil martyrs were paid homage at the Gian Jyoti Institution of Management & Technology, Phase 2, Mohali on the occasion of 11th anniversary of Kargil War. NCC Unit of Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali and students of Gian Jyoti Public School Mohali commemorated “Kargil Vijay Divas’’ to pay tribute to the soldiers of the Indian Army Over 500 Indian soldiers were killed in the Kargil conflict of 1999 when heavily armed intruders, aided by Pakistan army, crossed the line of control in Kargil, Drass, Batalik and Turtok to cut off the strategic Srinagar-Leh national highway. The day in the annals of Indian history when the determined Indian forces achieved a glorious victory over the Pakistani Army.Mr J.S Bedi, Chairman GJIMT said at this occasion that July 26, 1999 will be remembered as mark of triumph in the history as the determined Indian forces achieved a glorious victory over the armed intruders, aided by Pakistan army. Our Defense Forces recaptured every inch of our mother land and either killed or threw back every Pakistani infiltrator who had deceptively occupied the heights in Kargil Region. He said that NCC Cadets and our young students should take inspiration from the supreme sacrifice made by our valiant soldiers to protect our beloved mother land.
He exhorted the students to remember the brave soldiers and NCC cadets should imbibe the discipline befitting of a soldier and always remember the date July 26th as Kargil Vijay Diwas, the day when our Jawans defeated the Pakistani infiltrators after fighting for over 40 days at the heights of Kargil and Drass, in the process, sacrificed their lives.
NCC Unit of Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali and students of Gian Jyoti Public School Mohali commemorated “Kargil Vijay Divas’’ to pay tribute to the brave soldiers of the Indian Army. The ceremony was also attended by the collage staff & student of Gian Jyoti group of Institutions. The function began with ‘Salami Shastra’ saluting the martyrs followed by ‘Shoka Shastra’ (salute with reverse arms). A two-minute silence was observed as a mark of respect.