14th Feb 2024 09:02:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Tawang, Feb 14: Tawang commemorated Major Bob Khating Day with a ceremony near the Tawang War Memorial. 
Major Khating, who arrived in Tawang in February 1951, integrated Tawang into India peacefully, involving the local community. 
Deputy Commissioner, Tawang, Wathai Mossang and Tawang Brigade Commander Brigadier VS Rajput, unfurled  the national flag and a wreath was laid at Major Khating's bust. The event brought together civilians, army personnel, monks, and students.
Students presented patriotic songs and speeches highlighting Major Khating's life and contributions. DC Incharge Wathai Mossang and Commander VS Rajput honored gaon burahs and monks with presents. Mossang acknowledged Major Khating's role in establishing Tawang's administrative setup without bloodshed; he expressed gratitude to the Indian army and border guarding forces for their dedicated service.
Speaking on the occasion, Mossang praised Major Khating as not just a soldier but also a civil servant and diplomat.
Commander Tawang Brigade Brigadier VS Rajput emphasized Major Khating's multifaceted roles as a teacher, soldier, civil servant, and diplomat, underscoring the diverse contributions made for national development.

Kenter Joya Riba

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