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NCC (Air Wing) cadets observe Kargil Vijay Diwas
26 July 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The NCC (Air Wing) Cadets of The Punjab Public School, Nabha under the aegis of 3 Punjab Air Sqn NCC, Patiala celebrated Kargil Vijay Diwas on July 26, 2020. It is an important day in the history of independent India. Operation Vijay launched to regain control of outposts lost to Pakistan culminated in the decisive victory for the Indian army on July 26, 1999 establishing the status quo ante. 527 soldiers laid down their lives and more than 1300 were wounded. The cadets participated in a Webinar and paid glowing tributes to the martyrs. 1st Officer Shahid Ahmed coordinated the event. Dr Rakesh Alfred, Officiating Headmaster complimented the efforts of the cadets on the occasion. He exhorted the cadets to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice as exemplified in the lives of Kargil heroes such as Capt Vikram Batra, Maj Saurabh Kalia, Maj Rajesh Adhikari, Maj Vivek Gupta and Maj Padmapani Acharya, to name a few.