Patiala MLF- Commander of the Black Elephant Division, D.C. and others pay tributes at Cenotaph
Kanwar Inder Singh/ January 29,2023
On the last day of Patiala’s first Military Literature Festival, GOC of Black Elephant Division of Indian Army Major General Puneet Ahuja, Chairman Military Literature Festival Association Lt. Gen (Retd.) T.S. Shergill, Lt. Gen (Ret.) Chetinder Singh and Deputy Commissioner Sakshi Sawhney along with other dignitaries paid tributes to the martyrs by offering floral garlands here at the War Memorial complex Cenotaph of Patiala State Forces and Black Elephant situated in YPS Chowk on Sunday morning.
After this, the Brave Heart Ride Motorcycle Rally of about 140 different motorcycle riders gathered at the Polo Ground was flagged off by the GOC Major General Punit Ahuja. The rally completed a circuit of about 26 km in Patiala city and ended at the place of the Military Literature Festival at Khalsa College.
Deputy Commissioner Sakshi Sawhney said that the purpose of the Brave Heart Motorcycle Ride Rally organized by the Military Literature Festival Association, the Indian Army and the district administration is to pay tribute to the martyred soldiers in the 75 years of the country’s independence. It is also to inspire the youth to lead a disciplined and safe future free from drugs by encouraging them to adventure, she added.
Meanwhile, at the Clarion Call Theatre documentary films describing the passion, spirit and bravery of military history were also shown to the students, ‘Men of Honour’, ‘Indian Navy’, ‘Baaz’, ‘Nirchay Kar Apni Jeet Karon’, ‘Women’s Day Special’, ‘Indian Navy Conquering Seas’, ‘Jabaaj Hum Chale’, ‘Siachen Special And Operation Meghdoot’, ‘Kargil’ and ‘Indian Army Invisible But Effective’ were included.
Patiala MLF- Commander of the Black Elephant Division, D.C. and others pay tributes at Cenotaph . On this occasion, Colonel Perry Grewal, Colonel Rushnir Singh Chahal, Assistant Commissioner Dr Akshita Gupta, Nodal Officer of the festival SDM Charanjit Singh, Principal Dr Dharminder Singh Ubha, Major Nakul of Black Elephant Regiment and other personalities were present.