Honouring valour, sacrifice of soldiers

Honouring valour, sacrifice of soldiers

A mural dedicated to soldiers, which was unveiled at Wagah Border.

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, November 26

Commemorating the 75th year of India’s independence, FICCI FLO, Amritsar Chapter, unveiled an installation dedicated to the BSF brave hearts at the Wagha Border. Ujjwala Singhania, national president, FICCI FLO, and Bhupinder Singh, DIG, BSF, were also present on the occasion as the Monument Of Power, which is essentially an old quarter turned into a mural by Chandigarh-based artists Gurpreet Singh Dhuri and Gagandeep Kaur Dhuri. The mural has soldiers, including women, sculpted along with symbols of valour of Indian Armed forces.

Officials at the Wagah Border on Friday. Tribune photos

Gurpreet Singh Khaira, and Dr Sukhchain Singh Gill, Commissioner of Police, too were present at the unveiling ceremony. Manjot Dhillon, chairperson, FICCI FLO, Amritsar, shared, “With the installation of this landmark, we have paid tribute to the contribution of women in making the country independent in true sense, besides the courageous BSF jawans, who have been making countless sacrifices only to safeguard our priceless freedom throughout these years.

“You are our inspiration and our morale booster. We inaugurate this monument to express our gratitude and laud your unmatched role and contribution in keeping us secure and content.”

Ujjwala Singhania, national president, FICCI FLO, said, “This landmark is an endeavour to celebrate and recognise the women soldiers, who have fought with bravery and strength. It is because of them that we sleep peacefully.”

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