: Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
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 ATAL(Arunachal Transformational and Awareness Leadership) Conclave being conducted at Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre on October 01, 2018. The event at ATAL Conclave was attended by the Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and various ministers, MLAs and more than 500 youths from Arunachal Pradesh.
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. ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ slogan was also raised in the hall. Chief Minister Pema Khandu felicitated the team on the occasion.