Mumbai Feb. 02 :- The Governor of Maharashtra K. Sankaranarayanan today congratulated the Maharashtra Contingent of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) for creating a history by winning the prestigious Prime Minister’s Banner for the fourth consecutive year at the Republic Day Camp held in New Delhi recently.
The Governor hosted a tea in honour of the victorious NCC cadets and officers at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai on Saturday (2 Feb).
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor congratulated the National Cadet Corps for shaping the character of the youths by inculcating in them discipline, patriotism and an urge for social service. He expressed the hope that the NCC will mould the character of more youths in the country.
Maj General S Sengupta, Additional Director General of Maharashtra NCC informed that the strength of Maharashtra NCC is being increased from 1 lakh to 1.20 lakh cadets from this year. He said that Maharashtra NCC has bagged the Champion Directorate Trophy for the 16th time during the last 22 years.
The Cadets presented a cultural programme on this occasion.
In Photographs: Senior Under Officer Sanobar Hashmi shows Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan the Prime Minister’s Banner and other trophies won by the Maharashtra NCC Contingent at the Republic Day Camp at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai on Saturday (2 Feb). The Maharashtra NCC won the Prime Minister’s banner for the 4th consecutive year at this year’s Republic Day Camp held in New Delhi. Team members also excelled in 14 out of 17 individual and team events held at the Republic Day Camp.
2) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan poses for photograph with senior officers and Cadets of Maharashtra NCC after hosting a reception for them at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai on Saturday (2 Feb). The 100-strong contingent of NCC cadets from Maharashtra received the Prime Minister’s Banner and the Champion Directorate Trophy for the fourth consecutive year at the Republic Day Camp held in New Delhi this year. ( pic by Vijay Bate )