Prime Minister Narendra participated in a homage ceremony on the National War Memorial in Delhi on Thursday on the event of the fiftieth anniversary of Vijay Diwas, which commemorates India’s victory over Pakistan within the 1971 battle.
During the ceremony, PM Modi additionally laid a wreath on the National War Memorial to honour the troopers who had been killed within the line of responsibility. At the memorial PM Modi additionally signed the guests’ ebook and wrote: “On behalf of the entire nation, I salute the warriors of the 1971 war. The citizens are proud of the brave warriors who wrote unparalleled tales of valour.”
As part of the Swarnim Vijay Varsh Celebrations on December 16 final 12 months, the Prime Minister lit the Swarnim Vijay Mashaal from the Eternal Flame on the battle memorial. He additionally lit 4 flames that had been to traverse together with completely different instructions. Since then, these 4 flames have traversed throughout the size and breadth of the nation, together with to Siachen, Kanyakumari, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Longewala, Rann of Kutch, Agartala.
The flames had been taken to key battle areas and likewise to the homes of gallantry award winners and veterans of the 1971 battle.
During immediately’s ceremony, these 4 flames had been merged by the Prime Minister with the Eternal Flame on the National War Memorial.
Defence minister Rajanth Singh who can also be on the occasion issued a commemorative stamp on the event of Swarnim Vijay Diwas.
Meanwhile, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind is in Bangladesh for grand celebrations of the Victory Day. He is invited by his counterpart as ‘guest of honour.’
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