Sainik School Kodagu Observes Kargil Vijay Diwas

1. Sainik School Kodagu commemorated the heroic spirit of the Indian Armed Forces on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas. The event held on 26 Jul 2023 was a solemn tribute to the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the Kargil conflict and a celebration of India's victory in recapturing the strategic positions from the infiltrators. The day commenced with a wreath-laying ceremony at the school's War Memorial, where the Officers posted in the school, Army, PI staff and NCC ANOs paid their respects to the martyred soldiers. The entire gathering stood in solemn silence, reflecting on the significance of the day and the sacrifices made by our soldiers. The whole assembly served as a poignant reminder of the supreme sacrifice made by our soldiers to safeguard the nation's integrity and honour.

2. Lt Col (Retd) PS Ganapathy, Mahavir Chakra from 8 Mahar Regiment was online and was the guest of honour for the special assembly. The Chief guest addressed all the cadets and recounted the valour and indomitable spirit of the soldiers during the Kargil conflict, inspiring the students and attendees to embrace the values of courage, patriotism, and selflessness. He also presented his anecdotes and his own experience in Srilanka while fighting LTTE in Jaffna and other areas.

3. A PowerPoint presentation highlighting the chronicles of the Kargil War and the courageous actions of our armed forces was presented by the cadets Shreyas and Mourya of class XI. The presentation sensitized the audience about the hardships faced by soldiers in extreme terrains and the unwavering determination with which our soldiers accomplished their mission.

4. Col G Kannan, Principal, Sainik School Kodagu addressed the cadets and motivated them to instil a deeper sense of patriotism, a better understanding of the armed forces and the challenges they face in defending the nation. Through this celebration, the school reinforced the values of patriotism, courage, and sacrifice among its cadets, fostering a deeper appreciation for the selfless service rendered by the Indian Armed Forces.

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Kodagu District
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