During its 75th Raising Day on Sunday, the National Cadet Corps (NCC) celebrated its 75th anniversary.
A wreath was laid on Saturday at the National War Memorial by Defence Secretary Shri Giridhar Aramane in remembrance of the martyrs on behalf of NCC.
At the event, Aramane said that the NCC had grown exponentially over the past few years, and the youth in uniform have joined hands in every initiative to contribute to the nation’s development.
In commemorating 75 years of its ‘gratitude to the nation’, the NCC took to social media and announced: “Today is a reminder that our freedom was not free; our martyrs paid for it with their lives.” The NCC extends its thanks to the nation for its love and support over the past 75 years. It is time for our youth to serve as ambassadors of peace, harmony, and strength.”
75 Glorious years of NCC. Today is reminder that our freedom was not free, our martyrs paid for it with their lives. NCC, extends its gratitude to the nation for the support and love for 75 years. Let’s make our youth, ambassadors of peace, harmony and strength
— National Cadet Corps (@HQ_DG_NCC) November 26, 2022
On the 75th Raising Day of the NCC, the Indian Air Force (IAF) also posted its congratulations on Twitter.
Military Leaders of Tomorrow.
Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, CAS and all personnel of #IAF convey their greetings & best wishes on the occasion of the 75th Raising Day of National Cadet Corps (NCC).@HQ_DG_NCC pic.twitter.com/ROuS83mpI1
— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) November 27, 2022
Manohar Lal Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana, and Pramod Sawant, the Chief Minister of Goa, both expressed their good wishes through social media today.
As Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar stated, “We all are proud of the bravery, valour, and loyalty of all the soldiers who have dedicated their lives to serving the nation through the National Cadet Corps as an auxiliary force of the Indian Army.”.
Pramod Sawant, the Goa Chief Minister, stated that this Raising Day represents a valuable opportunity to contribute to the development of young people.