VC OF JNU JAGDISH KUMAR SAID THE PRESENCE OF AN ARMY TANK IN THE UNIVERSITY WILL REMIND THE STUDENTS OF SACRIFICES OF DEFENCE FORCES :

Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University Jagdish Kumar said, that the presence of an Army tank in the varsity will remind the students of sacrifices and valor of the defence forces. Kumar called on Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh to help the University procure a tank. “Would like to request VK Singh ji to help us procure an Army tank so that we can put it on display in the university. Presence of an Army tank will constantly remind students of great sacrifice and valor of Indian Army and defence forces,” said Kumar. On the occasion of 18th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, the JNU organised a programme to commemorate India’s glorious victory and to pay homage to the Indian Army and the Kargil martyrs.Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, General (Retired) V.K. Singh, and the Mentor of Veterans India, Major General G.D. Bakshi, and cricketer Gautam Gambhir took part in Tiranga March. Addressing the gathering, Pradhan said, “The JNU has set an example in the country for its respect for the Indian Army. I congratulate the JNU VC for organising this kind of historic event. It is a proud day for every citizen of the country.”  Rediff.com : 24th. July,17

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