Gallery highlighting sacrifices of soldiers inaugurated


AmritsarPosted at: Jun 17, 2017, 12:47 AM; last updated: Jun 17, 2017, 12:47 AM (IST)

Visitors look at photographs of martyrs at Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1 in Amritsar on Friday. Tribune Photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 16

A gallery, ‘Wall of Heroes’, displaying the pictures of 21 Param Vir Chakra awardees was inaugurated at Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1 here recently.
Of the 21 gallant soldiers, 19 were given the gallantry award posthumously. Of them, one soldier was from the Air Force.
Officiating principal Anchal Saxena said the photographs of these valiant soldiers and their sacrifices would be displayed in all branches of the school.
Admin Commandant Col NR Maggo and member of the School Administrative Committee Col PVS Sangwan were the chief guests during the inauguration ceremony of the gallery.
The chief guests said the wall of heroes would not only inform the sacrifices made by these war heroes to the posterity but would inspire them to safeguard the country from any foreign aggression.

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