IMPHAL, July 26: The District Information Office, Chandel has said that the `Kargil Vijay Diwas`™ was observed on July 26 with Chandel District Deputy Commissioner, Robert Singh Kshetrimayum as the president at his office.
According to a release of the Information Office, a floral tribute was paid to the photos of three brave soldiers of the district who sacrificed their lives in the Kargil war, Nicholas Moyon, Biningwar Moyon and Aimol.
In his speech, the Deputy Commissioner has said that today`™s generation should pay respect to those who sacrificed their lives for the motherland. Further applauding the heroic efforts of the brave soldiers he also added respect and dignity will come if everyone carry out their work courageously, it said.
District Level Officers, Officials and the public gave financial aid to the families of the three soldiers. Chandel District Supply Officer, Md Haliman also stated that that he will donate 2 bags of rice to the families of the deceased every month, it said.
The District Information Office, Thoubal has also stated in a release that Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed in the district on July 26 at Thoubal District Head Quarter presided over by DC Thoubal, T. Ranjit Singh.
The programme was attended by ADM Thoubal, Kshetrimayum Lemba Singh, 3rd IRB, Wangbal CO, Jogeshchandra Haobijam, District Level Officers and SDOs, it said.
Spokespersons of the programme stated that everyone should pay respect to the soldiers and officers who sacrificed their lives in the Kargil War. A two minutes silence was observed in honour of the martyrs during the programme, it said.