Col. Moahan and Col. Baidwan inspire young Rotaractors with Kargil stories of bravery

Chandigarh, July 27, 2020: To commemorate Kargil Vijay Diwas, a webinar was conducted by RAC Chandigarh Shivalik RAC Chandigarh and RAC UIET where the guests speakers were senior and experienced ex army officers- Col. Ashwanii Moahan and Col. GS Baidwan.
The officers apprised the Rotaractors in detail about the Kargil operations.
They shared their experiences of army life and inspired the youngsters to join the armed forces.
The valour of valiant soldiers namely- Late Capt. Vikram Batra PVC, Late Capt. Manoj Kumar Pandey PVC, Late Capt. Saurabh Kalia etc were talked about.
The feeling of nationalism was instilled in the audience by laying stress on famous sayings like “Ye Dil maange more” spoken by late Capt. Vikram Batra PVC and “If death strikes before I prove my blood, I swear, I will kill death” written by late Capt. Manoj Kumar Pandey in his diary before his martyrdom.
Col. Ashwanii referred to the famous saying “Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it, it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”
Stuti Sharma, Club President, RAC Chandigarh Shivalik stated, “This event has enlightened us with the plethora of knowledge on the importance of Kargil Diwas. It was an enriching experience to know and appreciate the indomitable courage and sacrifice of Indian soldiers.”
The webinar lasted for about 2 hours.
At the end, a surprise quiz was conducted by the Keynote Speakers, asking various questions to get a feel of the involvement of the Roataractors .
The webinar ended with a salute to the valiant soldiers of our armed forces. Their sacrifice is etched in our hearts forever.
Talking about the Club, Stuti Sharma said, “The Rotaract Club of Chandigarh Shivalik has been instrumental in working for the betterment of society by conducting various projects and events like cleanliness drives, blood donation camps, and human chain. The Club has successfully executed major events like Diva Miss North India and a treasure hunt Sherlocked.”
“Apart from the community projects,” she added, “the prime focus has been on professional development of the members and the society. For this purpose, various workshops and seminars are held. We strive to give a fair opportunity of development to our members.”

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