To commemorate the 71st Army Day, army organized a series of events across the Chenab Valley on Tuesday.
On the occasion, a function was organised by Delta Force at headquarters Dharmund Batote, to pay homage to gallant soldiers who had made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty.
The programme was held in presence of general officer commanding (GOC) Delta Force major general Rajiv Nanda and other senior officers. On the occasion, army officers, newly-elected sarpanches and panches of Batote were present. The GOC also interacted with ex-servicemen, war widows, youths, students and locals.
He exhorted upon all ranks to uphold the saga of valour, sacrifice, duty and the highest traditions of the army. The function started with the wreath laying ceremony by the officers of army and ex-servicemen at the memorial of martyr Chunni Lal, followed by the army officer's interaction with ex-servicemen and the family members of slain soldiers.