FAIPS DPS STUDENTS PAY TRIBUTE TO THE KARGIL VETERAN CAPT. AKHILESH SAXENA
Aiming in preparing students into global citizens, FAIPS (DPS) also ensures to spread the importance of patriotism among the students. This becomes very vital still education is still unattainable to millions around the globe. In such an attempt the school could organise an unforgettable session for the students with Captain Akhilesh Saxena, a Kargil War Hero, who successfully exhibited his qualities of leadership and bravery at the battlefront of the Kargil War.
The Principal Mr. Ravi Ayanoli welcomed Captain Akhilesh Saxena and his better half Mrs. Shikha Akhilesh to the session organised in the school Multi-purpose hall on Sunday, 4th December 2022. Mr. Arun Choudhary, CFO and Head-strategy, Al Rayan Holding Co. was the guest of honour. Parents and senior teachers were also present among the audience.
In his welcome note, the Principal Mr. Ravi said that because of great soldiers who are willing to sacrifice their lives for the country the fellow citizens are able to have a peaceful life. Addressing the gathering, Captain Akhilesh, who is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, gave a brief summary about his life and shared memories of his decision to join the Indian Army. He also explained the tough time he had during the Kargil war in which he got severely injured with enemy shelling but continued the mission, and how his team emerged victoriously. Mr. Arun Choudhary, expressed his gratitude to Captain Akhilesh Saxena; soldiers in general; and apprised the scope of taking up a career in armed forces. Mr. Choudhary also expressed the fact that we all need to learn, imbibe & seek motivation from the life and journey of gallant & spirited Captain Akhilesh Saxena.
The Deputy student council heads Johan Varghese Sajan, Muhammad Rayhaan, Meera Acharya and Sharon Maria Thomas anchored the programme and extended gratitude to each one for making the session very informative and meaningful. Filled with a mesmerising patriotic fervour, the session ended with singing of the Indian National Anthem.