AMBASSA(Tripura), Jul 22: On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas to commemorate the victory in 1999 against Pakistani intruders, 71 battalion and 86 battalion of Border Security Force (BSF) voluntarily donated blood in the district hospital in the subdivision of Ambassa in the northern Tripura district of Dhalai here today.
In the programme, Deputy Inspector General of BSF Teliamura circle Rajeev Kumar, Commandant of 71 battalion Pramod Prasad Nowtiyal, Commandant of 86 battalion Surender Kumar, Superintendent of District Hospital Dr. Gautam Debbarma and Dr. Pramod Das remained present. Including the officials and jawans 40 armed personnel voluntarily donated blood.
Later, the DIG Rajeev Kumar informed, “The victory of Kargil is an emblem of our strength, valour and unity. We commemorate the day throughout the country through different programmes to honour our heroes and also to strengthen our tie with the countrymen.”
Local people hailed the effort with huge appreciation. (UNI)