As a prelude to the Army Day on January 15, the Fazilka Brigade of the army organised a "Know Your Army" mela for students of schools and colleges in Fazilka district on Saturday.
A vast array of arms and equipment was displayed to highlight the might of the army.
The highlight of the exhibition was the tanks and artillery guns which attracted a huge crowd of spectators.
Thousands of students from local colleges and schools and people from different walks of life thronged the exhibition and they displayed great excitement to learn more about the army.
Motivational stalls with information about various options for joining the army attracted the students and they were seen in huge numbers inquiring about those options.
Speaking on the occasion, commander of the Fazilka Brigade, Brigadier VK Sharma exhorted students to dedicate themselves to the services of the nation in whatever field they choose. He also motivated youth to join the army.