GUWAHATI, March 12: The NCC cadets undertook a nationwide drive to clean statues of prominent personalities and spread awareness about eminent people.
As part of the drive, the statue of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at GS Road, Guwahati was brought back to its original glory by the cadets of 48 Naval Unit NCC Guwahati today. The statue had lost much of its shine due to dust and pollutants.
Forty cadets led by Commanding Officer Captain LD Sharma cleaned the statue. The event was attended by Manoj Kumar Mahanta, Principal of Pragjyotish College who lauded the initiative of the NCC cadets.
1 Battalion Assam (NCC) adopted the statue of Mahatma Gandhi situated at Chandmari. NCC cadets of the battalion cleaned the statue. The event was graced by the Group commander Brig JC Talukdar along with a noted historian Prof Samrat Bora. A similar programme was also carried out in Jorhat.