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1971 War: India remembers its martyrs on Vijay Diwas

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Dec 17, 2019, 6:22 am IST
Updated Dec 17, 2019, 6:22 am IST
A large number of veterans from all the three services attended the ceremony and paid their respects to all the martyrs.
Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Chief Secretary T.M. Vijayabhaskar and Director of Department of Military Welfare and Rehabilitation Brig. Ravi Muniswami pay tributes to the martyrs of the 1971 Indo-Pak War on Vijay Diwas, in Veerabhumi at the National Military Memorial opposite Nehru Planetarium in Bengaluru on Monday. (Photo: DC)
 Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Chief Secretary T.M. Vijayabhaskar and Director of Department of Military Welfare and Rehabilitation Brig. Ravi Muniswami pay tributes to the martyrs of the 1971 Indo-Pak War on Vijay Diwas, in Veerabhumi at the National Military Memorial opposite Nehru Planetarium in Bengaluru on Monday. (Photo: DC)

Bengaluru: Vijay Diwas is celebrated on December 16 every year to commemorate the Indian victory over Pakistan in the 1971 Indo-Pak War. A wreath-laying ceremony was held on Monday in memory of Armed Forces personnel who laid down their lives for the country in the 1971 War, at the War Memorial, Headquarters Training Command, Indian Air Force, Bengaluru.

Air Marshal Arvindra Singh Butola, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Headquarters Training Command  of  the Air Force, laid a wreath at the War Memorial on behalf of all the personnel.

 

The General Officer Commanding, Karnataka and Kerala Sub-Area of Indian Army and Station Commander of Indian Naval Detachment also paid their tributes. A large number of veterans from all the three services attended the ceremony and paid their respects to all the martyrs.

The ceremony concluded after observing a two-minute silence.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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