Tezpur, Nov 11: As part of the ongoing diamond jubilee celebrations of Battle of Walong to commemorate the unsurpassable bravery and sacrifice of Indian Army while defending the Indian territory against the Chinese aggression of 1962, Dao Division of Spear Corps organised a Mela at Walong Circle of Arunachal Pradesh recently incorporating the local populace. The aim of the Mela was to familiarise the public with the Indian Army and to encourage a sense of belongingness and togetherness.
The Mela conducted at Walong encompassed a variety of scintillating sports and games events. The profuse response of the local residents during the Mela is a tribute to the sacrifices made by our bravehearts to ensure peace in the region and also ensure its territorial integrity during the war with China. Food stalls with sumptuous dishes featuring delicacies of various States of India was an added attraction of the Mela. The Mela also highlighted the commendable contribution of the public with the security forces in maintaining peace and harmony in the region, stated a press release.