PATRIOTIC AND NATIONALISTIC FERVOUR AT PIR TOPA
Pir Topa, Poonch
Marking the celebration of 75th Republic day, Indian Army organised a comprehensive and impactful event at the serene Pir Topa village at Poonch. The Army and the residents of the village immersed themselves in the festivities, promoting a feeling of pride, patriotic spirit and creating a strong bond based on trust and mutual respect. Ushering in Peace, Harmony and Development into the tiny and remote hamlet of Pir Topa, Indian Army and resident villagers participated in a grand event that unfolded with a series of initiatives by Indian Army to transform remote Pir Topa village into a Model Village.
The festivities commenced with the unfurling of the National Flag followed by felicitation of the village elders who were presented with shawls and blankets as a mark of respect. The upgradation of facilities of the local primary school at Pir Topa by Indian Army bore testimony to Army’s efforts at upliftment of educational standards by providing class furnitures, books & stationary to the students.
The inauguration of 25 Solar Street Lights installed by Indian Army illuminated not just the village, but also the hopes of its residents for transformation of Pir Topa into a Model Village. Also to provide quality and timely medical facilities, Indian Army provided medical equipments and essential medicines to uplift the existing health centre of the village The event culminated with a medical camp. reflecting the Army’s commitment to holistic well-being and welfare of the residents.
The event not only emphasized the importance of unity and National Integration but also shed light on the pivotal role played by the Indian Army in maintaining peace and harmony. The welfare activities initiated by the Army garnered widespread appreciation fostering a stronger military-civil bond and cultivating trust between Jawan and Awam, particularly in the challenging terrain of remote areas.
Elders and inhabitants of the village voiced their appreciation and faith in the Indian Army’s efforts which addresses the fundamental aspirations of ‘Peace with Growth’ of the Awaam.