By our Staff Reporter
Lakhimpur, Sept 26: The cadets of tiol Cadet Corps (NCC) in North Lakhimpur came out on Monday holding candles in their hands to offer tribute to all the martyrs of the Indian Army who laid down their lives in the Uri terror attack. Many students from various colleges of North Lakhimpur took part in the programme and took out a rally from North Lakhimpur College to the DC’s office, covering almost all parts of the town.
The public and the district administration supported the tribute programme. The Deputy Commissioner of North Lakhimpur, Debeswar Malakar supported the students. Many prominent individuals like Lakhimpur Deputy Commissioner, DSP of Lakhimpur were present along with members of few unions and associations of North Lakhimpur, including bajit Taku Nirmal Payang, Dimbeswar rah and others. tiol Cadet Crops of North Lakhimpur organized the tribute programme.
“As Indians, it is our duty to honour the martyrs. It is nice to see that the students of North Lakhimpur came out today to offer their respect and honour the martyrs who died in the Uri terror attack. The attack has saddened me as many of our finest army soldiers died in the attack. The district administration appreciates the fact that students came out today holding candles in their hands to offer tribute to all the 17 martyrs,” said Deputy Commissioner Debeswar Malakar while talking to media persons.
“This year this not the first terror attack as the Pathankot Air Base attack was another incident that India had to face. Indian Army had to lose many soldiers and many others got injured. Therefore, all the students of North Lakhimpur have come out to offer tribute to all the brave soldiers,” said Manikrish Taku, an NCC cadet.
Many students of North Lakhimpur College, Lakhimpur Commerce College, Lakhimpur Girls’ College, Girls’ Higher Secondary School, Government Higher Secondary School and many other colleges of Lakhimpur took part in the tribute programme. The programme was organized in the evening. The common people of the district also took part in offering tribute.
“India had been silent for too long, resisting all these terror attacks but it is time to put an end to this. India should declare war against Pakistan,” said a local resident.