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Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebration held at APS

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PRAYAGRAJ, Nov 24 (HS): Army Public School, New Cantt, Prayagraj conducted competitions in delivering speech and painting for school children as part of Swarnim Vijay Varsh Celebrations and commemorative events on the occasion of movement of victory flame through the southern cardinal direction on Tuesday. A total of 42 participants from eight schools of Prayagraj participated in this event. Chief Guest for the occasion was Major General J. S. Bainsla, GOC HQ Purva UP and MP Sub. Ritu Bainsla and Brig Ajay Pasbola SC, Dy GOC, HQ Purva UP & MP Sub Area also graced the occasion. The event culminated with the National Anthem and vote of thanks by Principal, Neena Shankar. The Mashaal was next carried to Shahid Samarak, Pratapgarh. It was handed over to Brig KP Krishna Kumar Gp Cdr NCC Gp, Prayagraj. NCC cadets accorded a crisp Guard of Honour . Dr Nitin Bansal, DM Pratapgarh, veterans Col Jai Ram Singh and Col Bindra, placed wreaths as homage to 1971 war heroes. Veer Naris were felicitated on the occasion. Traversing further on its course, the Mashaal then reached Motilal Nehru Institute of Technology, Prayagraj and was handed over to Rajeev Tripathi Director MNNIT. Cultural events, Military Band performance and motivational talk by Capt Aahana were the main events. Col Vedvrat Vaidya, HoDs/ Professors and students attended the event. The heartfelt gratitude and homage to our 1971 war heroes by participants and audience was palpable.