Kargil Vijay Diwas observed at St Mary’s College
Shirva, July 26, 2022: NCC Unit of St. Mary’s College, Shirva, and 21 Karnataka Battalion NCC Udupi jointly celebrated the 23rd Kargil Vijay Diwas at the college on Tuesday.
“The military is acting as an eagle’s eye and successfully safeguarding the internal as well as external security. The courage and sacrifice of every soldier are unforgettable,” said College Principal Herald Ivan Monis.
“The sacrifice of the family members of these heroes too is unforgettable. There are many opportunities for young in military service,” he said.
“July 26 is celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas to remember the brave soldiers who laid down their lives on the frontline to achieve victory over the invading enemies. On July 26, the Indian Army captured all the Indian posts occupied by the Pakistan Army. Since then, this day is celebrated every year to commemorate the hard work and sacrifices of Indian soldiers in the Kargil war,” junior under-officer Harshita said.
Cadet Mohita N. Salian, Ashish Prasad, Dheeraj Acharya, Pooja, Vani U Salian, Hulidra Khushi, Sonali Kulal, Shettigar Hemashree Sudarshan, Ashika, Sushmita S. Amin and Priyanka who participated in various competitions at the Thal Sainik training held at Mahaveer College, Moodabidri were felicitated.
College NCC officer Lieutenant K Praveen Kumar guided the program.
Student Welfare Officer Yashoda, teaching and non-teaching staff, and all cadets were present on the occasion.
Cadet Alistair Sujoy D’Souza and Arun collaborated. Senior Under Officer Vishal S Moolya welcomed the gathering and Junior Under Officer Suraksha delivered the vote of thanks. Cadet Varshitha and the team offered prayers Lance Corporal Lobo Ann Ria Neville hosted the program.