With a view to honour & pay tributes to the brave Indian Army, Chandigarh Group of Colleges celebrated Army Day with great enthusiasm. All the NCC cadets assisted by other students presented a variety of items full of patriotism and homage to martyrs of India. The programme included Solo Songs, Group Songs, Bhangra, Solo Dances, Group Dances, patriotic poems and many other inspiring items. Through a power point presentation, the real working of Indian Armed Forces was displayed before the audience. The skit prepared by the students to highlight the supreme sacrifice of Indian soldiers brought tears in the eyes of the audience.
Lt.Gen (Retd.) D.S Hooda was the Chief guest while Maj.Gen (Retd.) I.P Singh and Lt.Col.(Retd.)U.S Gill were the Guests of honour. Addressing students, Gen. Hooda said that the soldiers lead an extremely hard life in very difficult conditions.The main motivating force behind them is the love and support of the people. He added that the army persons may not become rich in monetary but they are rich in character.
Major Gen. (Retd.) I.P Singh said that why we should remember Army persons only on 15th Jan, 26th Jan, 15th August or when we see the coffin of soldiers. He appealed to the audience that the Indian Army should be remembered every day. He advised the student that each one of them could work as a soldier even in civil life, if he works in a disciplined manner and possesses a sense of belonging to the nation.
Lt.Col.(Retd.) U.S Gill said that during his entire life, he has been of the opinion that they are soldiers first & officers afterward. He motivated the students by saying that it is they only who could change India.