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NE pays tribute to martyrs of Kargil War

By Staff Correspondent

SHILLONG, July 26 - Several organisations and institutes today paid tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil War on the occasion of the 20th Kargil Vijay Diwas.

The Assam Rifles and the BSF observed the day in their respective headquarters here, while St Anthony�s College also held a programme at its premises. Captain Keishing Clifford Nongrum, who sacrificed his life while fighting the infiltrators in the Kargil War, was an alumnus of the college. He was posthumously awarded the Mahavir Chakra, India�s second highest gallantry award, for exemplary valour.

Major David Manlum and DSP Raymond Diengdoh, also alumni of the college, were remembered on the occasion too. Major Manlun was martyred while fighting militants on June 6, 2017. He was given the nation�s second highest peace time gallantry award, Kirti Chakra.

DSP Diengdoh was killed by HNLC militants in Ri-Bhoi district. He was awarded the Ashok Chakra.

Imphal Correspondent adds: The Manipur Government on Friday observed the Kargil Vijay Diwas to pay homage to the soldiers who lost their lives during the Kargil War. The State-level function was held at the 1st Manipur Rifles Battalion. Agriculture Minister V Hangkhalian recalled the courage of the Indian Army while fighting the enemies at Kargil.

The Assam Rifles also observed the day. Wreaths were laid at a memorial on its Mantripukhuri premises. IGAR (South) Major General KP Singh also flagged off a Kargil Victory Run.

The observance was held in honour of 527 soldiers, including seven from Manipur, who sacrificed their lives for the cause of the country during the Kargil War. The seven martyred jawans from the State were also mentioned and tribute paid to them.

Itanagar Correspondent adds: Arunachal Pradesh, led by Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (retd) and Chief Minister Pema Khandu, on Friday paid tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil War.

The Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed at the Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhavan in Itanagar. The Governor and the Chief Minister felicitated the parents of martyred Captain Neikezhakuo Kenguruse.

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NE pays tribute to martyrs of Kargil War

SHILLONG, July 26 - Several organisations and institutes today paid tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil War on the occasion of the 20th Kargil Vijay Diwas.

The Assam Rifles and the BSF observed the day in their respective headquarters here, while St Anthony�s College also held a programme at its premises. Captain Keishing Clifford Nongrum, who sacrificed his life while fighting the infiltrators in the Kargil War, was an alumnus of the college. He was posthumously awarded the Mahavir Chakra, India�s second highest gallantry award, for exemplary valour.

Major David Manlum and DSP Raymond Diengdoh, also alumni of the college, were remembered on the occasion too. Major Manlun was martyred while fighting militants on June 6, 2017. He was given the nation�s second highest peace time gallantry award, Kirti Chakra.

DSP Diengdoh was killed by HNLC militants in Ri-Bhoi district. He was awarded the Ashok Chakra.

Imphal Correspondent adds: The Manipur Government on Friday observed the Kargil Vijay Diwas to pay homage to the soldiers who lost their lives during the Kargil War. The State-level function was held at the 1st Manipur Rifles Battalion. Agriculture Minister V Hangkhalian recalled the courage of the Indian Army while fighting the enemies at Kargil.

The Assam Rifles also observed the day. Wreaths were laid at a memorial on its Mantripukhuri premises. IGAR (South) Major General KP Singh also flagged off a Kargil Victory Run.

The observance was held in honour of 527 soldiers, including seven from Manipur, who sacrificed their lives for the cause of the country during the Kargil War. The seven martyred jawans from the State were also mentioned and tribute paid to them.

Itanagar Correspondent adds: Arunachal Pradesh, led by Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (retd) and Chief Minister Pema Khandu, on Friday paid tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil War.

The Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed at the Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhavan in Itanagar. The Governor and the Chief Minister felicitated the parents of martyred Captain Neikezhakuo Kenguruse.

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