Celebrate Surgical Strike Day tomorrow; Submit photos, videos: J&K government
The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the Education Department to organize activities in public schools from September 28 to 30 to celebrate 'Surgical Strike Day' and submit photos and videos of celebrations by October 1. According to a government circular issued on Wednesday, this is as per the directions by the Broadcasting and Information Ministry to observe today as 'Surgical Strike Day'.
Government directed schools to organize NCC parades, motivational lectures
The government has directed the schools with NCC units to invite war veterans and organize a special parade followed by motivational lectures. It also asked department officials to make school children pledge their support for armed forces by writing letter or cards to them, addressed to the nearest Army formation. "The schools shall arrange blank cards to children for writing/creating messages," the circular said.
Education Departments to send report of activities held in schools
The Education Department was also directed to send a one-page report of the activities along with pictures and videos to the office of the Secretary through Director School Education. "Both Directors (of Kashmir and Jammu divisions) shall consolidate the report" and send it by October 1.