Virtual talk show ‘RANBANKURE’ organised on Kargil Vijay Diwas
Jaipur: Rajasthan Association of the UK and Braveheart Soldier Foundation organised a virtual talk show ‘RANBANKURE’ on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Sunday. Brig. Karan Singh Rathore (Retd.), Director Sainik Kalyan Board, Rajasthan; Kargil Hero N.K. Digender Kumar, MVC along with 1971 War veterans Honorary Capt. Nathu Singh and Honorary Capt. Dalpat Singh addressed the Indian Diaspora around the world. The session started with paying tribute to our fallen heroes of the Kargil war.
While addressing the conference, Brig. Rathore shared how Rajasthan State Govt. has been committed towards the cause of Ex Soldiers and their families. He also shared his ideas on how Indian Diaspora can be part of such a noble cause of looking after our national Heroes.
N.K. Digendra Kumar shared the saga of his Battalion 2nd Rajputana Rifles, during Kargil war and his valour deeds during capturing toloing for which he was awarded Nation’s Second-Highest Gallantry Award, Mahavir Chakra.
The programme was unique in the sense that it also invited unsung Heroes of 1971 War, Honorary Capt. Dalpat Singh and Honorary Capt. Nathu Singh. They also shared details of the fierce battle that took place in enemy land in which Pakistan’s 8 independent Armoured brigade was destroyed. Hony. Capt. Nathu Singh fondly recalled the memory of his tank commander 2nd Lieutenant Arun Khetrapal, his prowess and sacrifice for which he was awarded Paramvir Chakra.
Addressing the audience, Anuj Sharma, Founder, Braveheart Soldier Foundation shared how effectively ordinary citizens can be part of the causes related to the Ex-servicemen community. During the programme, Mr Umesh Biyani, Managing Director, Cosmo Electro Industries Pvt. Ltd. announced to donate essential items worth fifty thousand rupees to War Widow Hostel, Jodhpur. Mrs. Mamta Rathore moderated the programme and other presenters who assisted program were Mr. Sanjay Punglia, Jodhpur and RAUK volunteers Mr. Ramprakash Sonee, Mr. Ajay Agarwal, Mr. Alok Sharma and Naresh Naruka. The session began with a video, highlighting memories of our gallant soldiers, prepared by the school student and young volunteer Pradyuman Choudhary.