“Soldiers deputed for National Defence are our heroes and who made Supreme sacrifice are our Super-heroes” – Jitender Joshi, Chancellor, Uttaranchal University
Uttaranchal University celebrated Kargil Vijay Divas on 26th July, 2019 with great enthusiasm and spirit. At the outset, Hon’ble Chancellor of the University, Shri Jitender Joshi offered flowers on the pedestal of the ‘Wall of Heroes’ followed by heart-felt tributes to the soldiers by faculty members and non-teaching staff of Uttaranchal University. Slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’, ‘Kargil Ke Shaheed Amar Rahen’ and also the names of Chakra Winners ignited the atmosphere with intense feelings of patriotism. Dr. Vivek Kumar a faculty of LCD sang an emotional patriotic song from film ‘Shaheed’.
Speaking on the occasion, Hon’ble Chancellor Shri Jitender Joshi declared that soldiers on national duty are our real heroes and those who sacrificed their lives for the nation are our super-heroes.
Principal of Law College Dehradun Dr. Rajesh Bahuguna in his spirited speech quoted, “Today is the day to remember our martyrs, by revisiting the sacrifices and instilling pride and respect amidst us on the saga of the valiant soldiers during the 60 days conflict between India and Pakistan to save the territorial integrity of the nation”. He also shared some reminiscences, which made the crowd emotional as they grasped the details of “’Operation Vijay’.
The coverage of entire programme was conducted under the leadership of Dr. Mukesh Bohra, Head- SMCS and faculty members of School of Media and Communication Studies.
Those present on the occasion were Chancellor Shri Jitender Joshi, Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) N. K. Joshi, Registrar Shri Ajai Singh, Dr. Rajesh Bahuguna, Dr. Mukesh Bohra, Dr. Manish Badoni, Dr. Ajay Singh, Dr. Anuj Mittal, Dr. S. K. Shah, Dr. S. P. Gairola, Dr. Sumit Chaudhary, Mr. Rajeev Kukreti, Mr. V. K. Kaul, Mr. Nitin Duklan, Mr. J. S. Nakoti, Dr. Vivek Kumar, Dr. Anil Dixit, Mr. Kumar Ashutosh,Mr. Anjum Parvez, Dr. Bharti Ramola, Dr. V. Bhuvneshwari alongwith other Faculty Members.