On October 20, 1962, at dawn the Chinese opened hostilities in Nefa and Ladakh and the war lasted for a month till China made a unilateral ceasefire on November 20, 1962. The war cost the Indian army bravest of their men, who faced the enemy on unequal terms with modest weapons and poor leadership.
Friends of Tibet (Mumbai) in association with the Republican Sena to organise an obituary and homage at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, Churchgate Station, Mumbai at 10am on Saturday, October 20, 2012.
The chief guest to this occasion will be Hon Dr Shri Anandraj Ambedkar, President of the Republican Sena and grandson of Hon. Dr BR Ambedkar who will offer flowers at the Amar Jawan Jyoti. Rohit Singh, Campaigns Coordinator and CA Kallianpur, National Coordinator of Friends of Tibet will also speak on the occasion.
We gather on this day to salute and remember those great men who fought against all odds in the most difficult terrain in the world.
We, the people of India, pledge this day that we will never let down the sacrifices of those heroes and will not rest till we regain the lost territories. We request all of you to come and pay obeisance to the heroes of 1962.