Army Celebrates Independence Day with Awam of Uri
To mark the 71st Independence Day, Army and the Awam of far flung areas of Uri along the line of control celebrated the Independence Day with great fervor & pomp.
The theme of this year's celebration was "Unity in Diversity"
In the series of events, activities like Debates, Essay writing & Drawing competitions were conducted in various schools of Gohalan, Urusa, Kamalkot to imbibe the patriotic fervor in school children.
A Volleyball tournament was also organized for the villages of Chullhan, Dhanni Sayeida,Jambur Patton. The youth of the area participated in the volleyball league in large numbers making it a huge success.
Earlier, Eighth Edition of Uri Premier League marked a historic milestone in Uri Tehsil. Fifty local cricket teams played their hearts out over a month long league culminating in grand finale on August 9, 2017.
To mark the 71st Independence Day, flag hoisting was done at various places, which saw enthusiastic participation of Army and Awam together. National Flags were hoisted at Urusa, Gohalan, Gingle and Nawa.
Sweets were distributed amongst the local school children and villagers on the occasion.
In Uri, the flag was hoisted at Army Goodwill School. School children also presented a cultural show showcasing the cultural diversity of the country.
- Col Aman Anand