GUWAHATI, Sept 10: The students of South Point School, Guwahati organized a two-day exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Indo-Pak war in school on Wednesday and Thursday, a press release stated.
The exhibition which was set up in the school library had photographs of Indian war heroes of the war, fighters, tanks and other military equipments used by both sides, maps, charts, scale models of fighters and tanks used in the war and audio-visual presentations of the war in progress in different battle was theatres during the war. Group Captain (Retd.) Devanda Gohain who had been a fighters pilot and a pilot trainer with the Indian Air Force iugurated the exhibition.
He spoke of the need to be constantly vigilant and keep on armed forces well equipped and trained for any exigencies concerning the countries and the peoples safety and security and to be prepared to bear the expenses which is substantial in context of todays warfare.
Some paintings of war battle scenes from the 1965 conflict done by Group Captain Gohain himself were also on display. The iuguration began with the singing of patriotic songs by the school chorus and lightning of the ceremonial lamp by Group Captain Devanda Gohain, Principal of South Point School, Mr. K. Chanda, Resource Person Vikramaditya Choudhury and other dignitaries in the presence of teachers and students of school.