To mark the 47th year of victory of Indian Army in 1971 Indo-Pak war over Pakistan Army, Vijay Diwas was commemorated at Gatha resort Bhaderwah where army officers and ex serviceman paid tributes to martyers on the occasion of Vijay Diwas, at the memorial of the most decorated soldier Nb Sub Chuni Lal, Ashok Chakra, Vir Chakra, Sena Medal,of Bhaderwah who scarified his life for nation.
In 1971 on this day, 93,000 troops of Pakistan Army surrendered to the might of Indian Army. Vijay Diwas every year, marks the supreme sacrifice and valour of Indian Army, which will be remembered for posterity.
Army officers also interacted with ex serviceman’s and wives of great heroes of nation .
On the occasion Commanding officer 4 RR , ASP Bhaderwah Rajinder Singh , SHO Bhaderwah Muneer Khan and other were also present .Speaking on the occasion, Ex Service mans said that Indian Army has always stood tall and met all the challenges faced by the nation in an exemplary manner, coming out victorious each and every time.
They also exhorted the valiant troops of Indian Army to be “Ever Ready” to face any future challenges that the adversary may pose, with grit, determination and valour.
They also spoke about the vitality of operation Vijay and also paid homage to all the unsung heroes who laid down their lives for the honour of the mother India. The programme concluded with the recital of the National Anthem.
A two-minute silence was also observed as a mark of respect to all the brave soldiers who have made the supreme sacrifice in the service of the nation.