SHILLONG, July 26: A wreath laying ceremony on Kargil Vijay Diwas was organized today to pay homage to Late Capt K Clifford Nongrum, Mahavir Chakra (Pousthumously) at St Anthony’s College under the aegis of NCC Shillong Group. Capt Nongrum was alumuni of St Anthony’s College and ex NCC cadet of 41 Meghalaya Artillery Battery ,NCC.
The function was attended by Maj Gen Raju Chauhan, ADG , NE Region NCC Directorate as Chief Guest and many other Civil and Military dignitaries.
During his address to cadets and students of St Anthony’s College, the General emphasized that the real tribute to our Martyrs will be achieved, if we, at all levels, put in a place a robust, sensitive and responsive system which will support, adopt and remember our fallen heroes, their families .
He further added there is no bigger sacrifice known to man, than to lay down one’s life in the defence of the nation.
He conveyed his thanks to Brother Albert L Dkhar, the Principal of St Anthony’s College and complimented 41 Meghalaya Arty Bty NCC Shillong for organizing this event in memory of Capt Clifford.