Army schools celebrate Kargil Diwas

Hyderabad: The spirit of the Indian Armed forces inspires each and every citizen of India but for Army wards it strikes a special chord. Students of Army Public School Bolarum paid a special tribute 'Shraddhanjali' to commemorate the twentieth year of victory of the Indian Armed Forces in the Kargil War. Week long celebrations were planned on this occasion in which more than a thousand students from different classes participated.

The senior students from classes XI and XII participated in a 5 km run, 'Ek Daud Shaheedon ke Naam' dedicated to the brave martyrs of the Kargil War. The event was flagged off by Smitha Govind, Principal, Army Public School, Bolarum from Eagle Chowk near 1 EME Centre. The students marched to the tune of the Kargil anthem, through Ammuguda, Yapral and Jai Jawahar Nagar displaying the spirit of patriotism inspired by our Forces.

In the evening, a Flash Mob was performed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad and Prasads Imax, Necklace Road, Secunderabad by the students of the primary and secondary wings showcasing the courage and commitment displayed by our brave soldiers during the war.

A movie based on the events of the Kargil war along with the Kargil anthem were screened for the students of the school. To indoctrinate the spirit of patriotism and the values imparted by our Forces amongthe young children, the students of the Primary classes were taken on a visit to the War memorial where they learnt the significance of the sacrifices made by our war heroes and the importance of peace.

The cadets of NCC presented a special programme on the occasion. The endeavour of these celebrations was to spread the message that itis the duty of each one of us to Remember the sacrifices of the martyrs who lay down their lives for the security of their countrymen, Rejoice in their victories and Renew our gratitude for their presence at our borders so that we may go about our lives uninterrupted.

APS, R K PURAM

Army Public School, Ramakrishnapuram celebrated 20th Anniversary of Kargil Diwas. The day started with our students enacting Kargil Diwas depicting the sacrifices made by the soldiers to safeguard our country and come out victoriously. A plethora of activities like Painting, Diary, Poster Making, Declamation, Rangoli, Card Making, Rakhi Making, Role Play etc The time essence of Kargil Diwas was significantly seen in all the activities. Officiating Principal K Damaris spoke on the sacrifices made by our forces and determined to Remember, Rejoice and Renew their faith in Indian Army.

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