SHILLONG: In a vibrant display of unity, leadership, and patriotism, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma flagged off the North Eastern Region Car Rally in Shillong, marking a pivotal moment in the National Cadet Corps’ (NCC) 75th-anniversary celebrations, on Monday.
The event, which is part of a Special Outreach Programme, aims to uphold the NCC’s core values of discipline, camaraderie, and service among the youth.
The car rally, after traversing through all the states of the region, will conclude in Guwahati on November 26 on NCC Day.
“Congratulations to NCC for its service to the nation in inspiring our youth not only towards discipline and service but in instilling the spirit of unity among the youth. Wishing all the participants the very best,” Chief Minister Conrad Sangma expressed his best wishes for the event on a micro-blogging website.
The grand spectacle brought together a diverse and enthusiastic group, with participants from 277 schools, 151 colleges, and 44 districts spanning six states in the Northeast.
The excitement leading up to the NER Car Rally is palpable, as NCC cadets have been diligently preparing, fine-tuning their driving skills, and ensuring that their vehicles are in top condition.
As the rally commenced, the sound of roaring engines filled the air, and the colourful parade of vehicles set off on an unforgettable journey. The NCC cadets, dressed in their distinctive uniforms, proudly represented their institutions and states.
The NCC has consistently upheld these values over its 75-year history, and this event is a testament to its enduring mission to shape the youth of the nation.
The NER Car Rally promises to be an exciting and memorable experience for all involved, as the participants embark on this adventure, fostering a spirit of unity, leadership, and patriotism.
It stands as a significant milestone in the NCC’s illustrious history and is a testament to the organization’s continued commitment to shaping the future of the nation’s youth.