Kargil martyrs commemorated : The Tribune India


Tribune press service

Jalandhar: On the occasion of the 23rd Kargil Vijay Diwas, a solemn wreath laying ceremony was held at Lyallpur Khalsa College here to commemorate the victory of the Indian Armed Forces and pay homage to the supreme sacrifice of our martyrs. Wreaths were laid in memory of the martyrs by Major Gurpinder Singh Samra, Lt. Col. Subhash Dhar, 2 PB Battalion, NCC, Jalandhar, SM Harbhajan Singh, retired army personnel and NCC cadets. Principal Samra said in his speech that Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year as a saga of bravery and bravery of a battle fought in the most inhospitable terrain in the world at Kargil-Drass sector in Ladakh. The Indian armed forces fought valiantly on the steep slopes of the icy peaks with courage and bravery, defeating the evil designs of the enemy. Kargil Vijay Diwas are observed in India to honor the sacrifices made by soldiers during the Kargil War in 1999. During Operation Vijay, India defeated Pakistan in the Kargil sector of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh today. On July 26, 1999, Indian troops declared victory over Pakistani rangers after nearly three months of fighting on the frozen heights of Kargil. They hoisted the tricolor after retaking the peaks occupied by Pakistani soldiers. Lieutenant Colonel Dhar informed the cadets that the Kargil War was fought at an altitude of around 16,000 feet, with 1,042 Pakistani soldiers killed and 527 Indian soldiers martyred. OUA Kanwaljit Singh and OUA Diksha effectively led the cadets in coordinating with battalion officials to organize the function. Dr. Karanbir Singh, ANO, NCC, said we should remember the sacrifices of the martyrs. On occasion, NCC cadets were also present.

Students and staff celebrate Teej

PCM SD Collegiate Senior Secondary School celebrated ‘Teej’ in all its glory and glory. Professor Pooja Prashar was the main guest for the day. Students and staff members took part in all the festivities. The students showed their inherent talents through folk dance like giddah, bhangra and folk song. A Mehendi competition was also organized. A swing has been installed in the school premises to enliven the ancient heritage of the Teej festival illustrating love and fertility. The festival is observed every year in the monsoons as a joyous reminiscence of Punjabi culture and its vibe by newly married women who visit their parents’ homes and revel in festive joy with their sisters and friends. It should be mentioned that the festival is also celebrated in other parts of the country where it transcends religious boundaries. Gurleen from class XII (arts) got the first prize in the mehendi contest, Kiran from class XI (arts) came in second, and Gurleen from class XI (non-medical) got the third prize. The magnanimous management of the institution and the principal commended the efforts of the students and the head of the college block, Sushma Sharma, to carry on the legacy of the annual party through the generations.

Mela Teeyan Da at CT Group

Mela Teeyan Da 2022 was celebrated at CT Group of Institutions, South Campus Shahpur and CT World School with an absolute traditional Punjabi theme in which students and faculty participated. The guest of honor for the occasion remained the co-president of CT Group Parminder Kaur Channi. The main attractions of the event remained the mehndi design, giddha and folk dances which enhanced the mood of the event. CT Group Co-Chairman, CT World School Director Madhu Sharma and Campus Director Anupam Sharma wished everyone the best of the festival.

The actor comes to call

Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (self-contained) witnessed the presence of famous Punjabi actress Sonam Bajwa and the full star cast of the upcoming Jind Mahi film. Sonam Bajwa along with Ajay Sarkaria and Rajdeep Shoker visited KMV campus to promote their upcoming Punjabi film Jind Mahi. They were bestowed with floral congratulations from Principal Atima Sharma Dwivedi. Sonam Bajwa and other artists mesmerized the audience with their songs from their upcoming movie and also got the audience dancing to their tunes. The event took place in the auditorium of the college and saw the presence of a large number of students who were desperately waiting for their star to come and play for them. Sonam Bajwa speaking to the audience said that she always felt very energetic when performing among young students. She motivated the students to pursue their dreams and never underestimate themselves. Principal Atima Sharma Dwivedi commended the efforts of Dr. Madhumeet, Head of PG English Department, Dr. Gurjot Kaur, Head of History Department and Sehajpal Singh for successfully organizing the activity.

SKMV chess players shine

SKMV chess players have excelled in state-level chess competition. Shaurya, a fifth year student, son of Sanjeev Kumar and Anupam Kumari, an outstanding young chess master, won first place in the 1st RRCMA Rapid Chess Tournament held in Sirhind recently. He participated in the state level competition which was attended by more than 150 chess players from all over Punjab. Shaurya received the medal, certificate and a cash prize of Rs 15,000. Rachna Monga, headmistress congratulated Shaurya, his parents and the school’s sports department for the achievement.

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