Gangtok, 23 Jul:
The 36th Battalion Sashastra Seema Bal stationed at Gyalshing, West Sikkim, is observing “Kargil Vijay Diwas” with a week long series of events which got underway 20 July.
The week is being observed at the battalion headquarter and various out-posts stretched along the Indo-Nepal border, a press release informs.
As part of the events, videos on the Kargil War and the role of the Armed Forces have been screened for students and locals at the HQ at Yangtey.
On Monday, an awareness rally involving school children, youth and local residents was organized at Sakyong village to honour the martyrs of the Kargil War.
After the awareness rally, officers of the unit spoke about the Kargil War and the valor of the soldiers involved.