Indo- Pak War 1971: ‘Swarnim Vijay Mashaal’ reaches Madhopur

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JAMMU: As part of the ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ commemorating the military victory of India over Pakistan in the Indo- Pak War of 1971, Swarnim Vijay Mashaal was carried from Jalandhar to Madhopur, Punjab on 01April 2021.
Madhopur Rail and Road Bridge, over the Ravi River, being a crucial link for the Indian Army into the Jammu Sector, witnessed extensive aerial bombing by Paki Air Force in the 1971 war.
A grand reception was organised at Madhopur, where the Swarnim Vijay Mashaal Team was received by Brigadier Rajeev Kumar, Col Amit Thakur. NCC cadets, school children, serving personnel and their families gathered to give a grand welcome to the Team. The Swarnim Vijay Mashaal was given the National Salute and then secured at the Quarter Guard of the Regiment. A grand cultural and eventful celebration is scheduled from 02 April to 03 April to honour the ‘Swarnim Vijay Mashaal’ and pay homage to our martyrs of 1971 War.