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VP Ansari inaugurates NCC Republic Day camp

VP Ansari inaugurates NCC Republic Day camp
On Tuesday, Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari, inaugurated the NCC Republic Day camp 2013 at the DGNCC camp adjacent next to Parade Ground in Delhi Cantt. On arrival, the vice president was received by the director general, Lt Gen PS Bhalla, AVSM.

A total of 2,004 cadets, both boys and girls drawn from 17 NCC directorates covering all the states and union territories of the country are participating in this camp that culminates into PM’s Rally on 28 January 2013. The cadets attending the camp will be participating in a number of activities, like cultural programme, national integration awareness and institutional training competitions.

A contingent of smartly turned out NCC cadets drawn from all the three wings of Army, Navy and Air Force, presented a ‘Guard of Honour’ to the vice president on his arrival. This was followed by NCC cadets from Pilani presenting a band display. The girl cadets from Maharasthra as Lazium artists were at their creative best visually delighting a large audience comprising eminent dignitaries. The vice president also visited the flag area where he listened to the young cadets briefing about their respective states and appreciated the various social themes displayed in the flag areas prepared by them.

In his address, vice president complimented the efforts of NCC, the largest uniformed organisation in grooming the youth of the country and its contribution towards ‘nation building’.

Ansari also mentioned that NCC is and would be in the vanguard of all activities of our youth helping to channelise our youth into a creative force to usher in social changes through spectrum of activities that are a powerful instrument for spreading awareness in society at the grassroot level. He also appreciated the impressive turnout of the ‘Guard of Honour’.

The vice president exhorted NCC cadets to avail the best of NCC training and be more responsible and empowered citizens of the country.
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