Srinagar: The Indian Army under the aegis of Pharkian Brigade an Honouring the Gallants event was organised at Balbir, a forward location on Line of Control, in Keran Sector on Sunday
According to a statement issued here, the event was aimed at paying homage to the fallen heroes who went beyond the call of duty and laid down their lives keeping up with the finest traditions of the Indian Army while safeguarding the Line of Control in the Keran Sector.
The event was attended by various serving Army personnel and veterans of 25 PUNJAB Regt who travelled from all over India. Brig AK Goyal (Retd) being the senior most veteran and Major General Dinesh Hooda, being the senior most serving officer attended the occasion. This one of its kind function which was organised in a high altitude area, included events like Ardas and Path, wreath laying and interaction with the soldiers presently deployed in Balbir and sharing of invaluable experience and guidance to the young warriors.