Vijay Diwas celebrations at Southern Command

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Vijay Diwas 2022 was celebrated on 16 Dec 2022 with the customary pomp and fervor at Southern Command War Memorial, Pune. This day marks the splendid victory achieved by India over Pakistan 51 years ago.

The “GREATEST VICTORY EVER” saw the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent nation and India rose as a regional power to reckon with. With this decisive victory over a formidable opponent the Armed Forces of India once again affirmed themselves as a strong component of National power.
A wreath laying ceremony was conducted at Southern Command War Memorial to pay homage to brave soldiers, airmen and sailors of the Indian Armed Forces who did not think twice before laying down their lives to protect the sovereignty and freedom of our great nation.

The commemorative wreath was laid by Lieutenant General Manjit Kumar, Chief of Staff, HQ Southern Comd on behalf of all ranks of HQ Southern Command. The ceremony was attended by military personnel of Pune Station as well as Veterans of the Indian Army, Air Force & Navy, who participated in the operation in Indo Pak War 1971.

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