Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated at GITAM

On 26th July 2023, GITAM College proudly observed Kargil Vijay Diwas, a momentous day dedicated to honouring the valour and sacrifices of the Indian Armed Forces during the Kargil War. The college organized a solemn and patriotic event to pay tribute to the brave soldiers and to instil a sense of national pride and gratitude among its students and faculty. The occasion was graced by two esteemed guests, whose presence added immense significance to the celebration. The first guest, Subedar Major (Honorary Captain) Bhagirathi Nayak, was a retired veteran who had dedicated an impressive 34 years of his life in service to the nation. From 26th June 1984 to 30th June 2018, Subedar Major Nayak had exemplified unwavering dedication and selflessness in his commitment to the Indian Army. The second guest, Harihara Sahoo, aged 82, was an individual of great respect and admiration within the local community. Although not a military veteran, Mr. Sahoo had contributed significantly to society through his tireless efforts in various social causes, and his presence at the event symbolized the spirit of unity and collective appreciation for the nation’s heroes.