A two-day concert concluded with ‘Millitray Band’ at Shaurya Smarak on Saturday. As many as 40 soldiers of Brass and Jazz Bands of 3 EME Centre presented musical jugalbandi of patriotic songs brilliantly.
They played the tune of some popular patriotic film songs including ‘vande matram…,’ ‘kadmon se kadam milte hai…,’ ‘mere desh ki dharti sona…,’ ‘aye mere watan ke logon…,’ ‘sandeshe aate hain…,’ ‘maa tujhe salam…,’ which left the audience spellbound. The audience were compelled to dance on song ‘ye desh hai veer jwanon ka…,’ played by the band. They played the tune on audience demand. Besides the band performance, an exhibition, based on light weapons including mortar, telescope et al was held. Some photographs of Paramveer and Mahavir Chakra awardee soldiers were showcased in the exhibition. Swaraj Sansthan Sanchanalaya and directorate of culture jointly organised the programme to mark the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement