Southern Command to host Victory Flame for a month

FOR a month starting October 1, the Southern Command, along with the civil administration, will host the Victory Flame, which marks the fiftieth yr of the victory of the Indian Armed Forces throughout the India-Pakistan Battle of 1971, being celebrated as a result of the ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’. To mark 50 years of the 1971 Battle that led to the liberation of Bangladesh, ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ is being observed to remember the valour, bravery and sacrifices made by the troopers. The year-long celebrations commenced on the nationwide stage by the lighting of 4 victory flames and their flagging off from the Nationwide Battle Memorial in Delhi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 16, 2020. The 4 Victory Flames started their journeys from 4 directions of the nation and they will converge once more in New Delhi on December 16 this yr.

As part of the continued celebrations all through the nation, Southern Command, along with the civil administration, shall be web internet hosting month-long celebrations from October 1 to 30 at utterly totally different areas in Pune. The Victory Flame shall be given a grand reception in Pune on October 1 on the Sarhad Faculty in Katraj. The flame will then be moved by Pune metropolis, escorted by a workforce of women bikers till the Council Hall, the place will probably be acquired by Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol and others.

A relay run has been organised to carry the flame from the Council Hall till the Southern Command.

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