NSS volunteers observe Kargil Vijay Diwas and National Parent’s day

On 26 July 2020, the NSS volunteers of Vidya observed Kargil Vijay Diwas by organising an online quiz based on the significance and importance of the day. The aim of the programme was to inculcate patriotic feeling among volunteers. The quiz started from 12 PM and was open till 5 PM in the evening. On the same day, the NSS volunteers celebrated National Parent’s Day from their respective homes. A social media challenge was organised related to the same and volunteers were asked to share their favourite memories with parents by writing a brief description about it or by sharing pictures by tagging NSS VAST through social media platforms. Volunteers actively participated in this programme also.

Kargil Vijay Diwas
Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed in India on the 26th of July every year. On this date in 1999 India successfully took command of the high outposts in Kargil. The Kargil war was fought for more than 60 days and ended on 26 July 1999. Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on 26 July every year in honour of the Kargil War’s Heroes.

Functions are also organized all over the country to commemorate the contributions of the armed forces. (Wikipedia)

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