Koraput: The Central University of Odisha paid rich tributes to the 20 soldiers who laid down their lives in a violent faceoff with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley. Prof. I. Ramabrahmam, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Asit Kumar Das, Registrar, Prof. P. Durgaprasad, Visiting Professor, senior administrators and faculty and non-teaching staff paid homage to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the sovereignty of the motherland. As a mark of respect, one minutes silence was observed at the main campus of CUO.
A special gathering following Covid 19 norms was organized at the CUO campus in the evening with lighted candles to pay homage to all the martyred Indian soldiers.