British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith lauded cadets of Sainik School, Imphal who exhibited their discipline, prowess and dedication while conducting various events related to the 75th anniversary of Battle of Imphal and Bishenpur district during the last two days.
The young cadets performed all customary and military manouevres during laying of wreath and formal functions.
Dominic addressing a gathering of war veterans, economists and researchers from Japan and United Kingdom here last evening appreciated and commended the young NCC cadets of Sainik School Imphal for their exemplary presentation in the event.
Sainik School, Imphal, which is under Union Ministry of Defence, provides NCC training to all its cadets.
Expressing happiness over the mentioning of his alma mater by the British High Commissioner to India, an alumnus Ningombam Bupenda Meitei, who was present in the congregation, said, “I am delighted to hear the British High Commissioner’s praise of my school’s cadets. His speech was embedded with vision for our Northeast India’s ties with Britain. I thanked him and his wife while conversing with him over dinner.”
Prominent Sainik School alumni including, Ibungochoubi Ningthoukhongjam, Lt Col Vijay were instrumental in coordinating the event and the search for war relics and establishment of Imphal Peace memorial.