July 26, 2009 2:07:36 am
To commemorate Kargil Day,the Kargil Day Action Committee has organised a function to pay homage to the martyrs at the National War Memorial in Morwada Gardens on Sunday. Brig Rajbir Singh,Commander,Pune Sub Area will lay a wreath on behalf of the Army commander,GOC-in-C Southern Command along with Air Chief Marshal H Moolgavkar (MVC) (retd); Admiral Jayant Nadkarni (retd); Lt Gen H M Khanna (retd); Arun Firodia,founder and chairman,Kinetic Group; Mohan Agashe,actor and Shashikant Mehendale. This will be followed by beating the retreat by Guard of 18th Sikh Regiment and lighting of candles by Sumantai Kirloskar and Lila Poonawalla.
The programme has been organised to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Kargil war and to pay tribute to those who sacrificed their lives for the country,said the convenor. A large number of citizens and members of different organisations will participate in the function.
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