Friday, 16 December 2011

CHINAR CORPS CELEBRATES VIJAY DIWAS

SRINAGAR: In it’s true tradition of remembering the heroes and martyrs, the Army celebrated the 40th Anniversary of its victory during the 1971 war.  In a solemn yet impressive ceremony attended by a large number of Army persons,  Lt Gen SA Hasnain, GOC Chinar Corps paid obeisance to the martyrs by laying wreath at the war memorial in Badami Bagh Cantonment.
 
 The 16th of December every year is celebrated as ‘Vijay Diwas’ and commemorates the Indian Army’s victory in the 1971 war.  GOC Chinar Corps while speaking on the occasion recounted the sacrifices made and the glories achieved by the Chinar Corps.   
 

ARMY DISTRIBUTES FURNITURE TO GOVT GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL, BUDHAL

RAJOURI:  In an endeavour to provide an impetus to education facilities in far flung areas, Army distributed furniture items to Government Girls High School, Budhal. The furniture items were distributed by Rashtriya Rifles Battalion at Samote under the aegis of Uniform Force as part of the ‘Sadbhavana’ activities.

ACE OF SPADE DIVISION CELEBRATIONS VIJAY DIWAS

UDHAMPUR: To celebrate the Indian Victory over Pakistan and independence of Bangladesh in 1971 War, 16 Dec is celebrated as Vijay Diwas. The celebration also commemorates the supreme sacrifice made by our brave soldiers and people of Bangladesh during the operations. 

To pay homage to the martyrs and the everlasting spirit, wreath laying ceremonies were organised today at Ace of Spade Division. Army officers, personnel led by Maj Gen KH Singh paid homage to the martyrs at the war memorial at Prayer Hill. 
 

700 YOUTH TAKE PART IN NAOSHERA MARATHON

NAOSHERA: More than 700 youth jubilantly participated in three categories of Naoshera Marathan which was organised by the Army to celebrate the Vijay Diwas  today.

Rakhee Kumar of Naunial village won the 14 Km race, Raj Kumar of Daryala won in 10 Km  category and Karamjit Singh emerged winner in 5 Km race (under 16 yrs) category.
 
To celebrate the Indian Victory over Pakistan and independence of Bangladesh in 1971 War, 16 Dec is celebrated as Vijay Diwas. The valiant Army and Civil comrades fought together to free the oppressed people of Bangladesh from the clutches of Pakistan.   
 

NORTHERN COMMAND CELEBRATES VIJAY DIWAS

UDHAMPUR: The 40th Anniversary of “Vijay Diwas” was celebrated on 16 Dec 2011 in  Northern Command with traditional enthusiasm. A large number of service personnel participated in the celebrations and paid homage to the   men-in-uniform who sacrificed their lives while defending the motherland during the Indo Pak War of 1971.

The Indian Armed Forces celebrate 16 December each year as VIJAY DIWAS to commemorate their historic victory over the Pakistani Forces. The swift multi pronged operations professionally planned and executed by the Indian Armed Forces led to one of the greatest military victories recorded in the annals of history.