The people of Dehradun today, saw from close quarters the equipment and weapons of the Indian Army. Artillery, rocket launchers, various machine guns, grenade launchers and armoured trucks were on display.
It was part of the nation-wide celebration of the 2nd anniversary of the surgical strikes carried out by special forces across the LoC. 69th Mountain Brigade under the supervision of Brigadier U K Ojha managed the event in Jaswant Singh Ground in Garhi Cantt, Dehradun.
The event saw widespread participation of youth, schoolchildren and local people. Along with the weapons display a veteran military band played ceremonial music and kept the audience enthralled. A number of schoolchildren wrote heart-warming messages on the canvas dedicated to the brave soldiers of Indian Army.
A short movie about the surgical strike showed how the operation was carried out. The people could get a peak inside the world of Indian army and their capability to conquer the enemy.