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Wreath-laying, blood donation mark NCC platinum jubilee celebration

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By EMN Updated: Nov 28, 2023 12:40 am
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Colonel CST Swamy interacting with the NCC cadets during the 75th anniversary of NCC on Monday in Mokokchung.

DIMAPUR — Cadets and staff of 25 Naga Battalion NCC celebrated the 75th anniversary of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) on Monday in Mokokchung.

The event started with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Mokokchung War Memorial to pay respects to those who sacrificed their lives for the nation. This was followed by the flag hoisting and the NCC song.

During the event, Colonel CST Swamy, Commanding Officer of 25 Naga Battalion NCC, addressed the gathering, which included NCC cadets, associate NCC officers, and staff. He spoke about the history and development of the NCC in India and urged the cadets to commit themselves to the nation’s betterment and to always adhere to the motto ‘Unity and Discipline’.

He also talked about the importance of voluntary blood donation and how 25 Naga Battalion NCC promotes and supports this practice among NCC cadets.

He emphasised the benefits of joining the NCC and the significance of A, B, and C certificates for securing employment in the uniformed forces. He encouraged the cadets to participate in the upcoming Combined Annual Training Camp (CATC) at St. Joseph University, Chümoukedima, scheduled from January 4 to January 13.

The event concluded with a voluntary blood donation by cadets from Mayangnokcha Govt. Higher Secondary School and a former cadet from Fazl Ali College, Mokokchung.

Eighty cadets and staff attended the event, which was coordinated by Lieutenant Colonel Siddharth Upadhyay, First Officer Temjen, and Subedar Nimai Chandra Das of 25 Naga Battalion NCC.

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By EMN Updated: Nov 28, 2023 12:40:40 am
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