Silchar, Nov 9: Celebrating the spirit of the Swarnim Vijay Varsh, the golden 50 years of the victory of Indian Army in the historic 1971 Indo-Pak war, the Indian Army at the Masimpur Military station has undertaken a slew of events to receive the victory flame reaching here on Tuesday.
Major Vinay Sharma, who is dealing with media relations, while interacting with media persons on Monday informed that the victory flame will reach here from the Agartala Military Station at 4pm on Tuesday. It will be received by Colonel Ranjan Chengappa, Shaurya Chakra, Station Commander, Masimpur Military Station and Colonel Adarsh Kumar.
The 1971 War veterans and widows of the World War-II martyrs from the Indian Army have been invited to attend the wreth-laying ceremony which would be held at the military station on November 10. A cycle rally will be organised as a part of the celebrations, Major Sharma said. He added to inform that an interesting event of the celebrations include screening of a documentary on the 1971 Indo-Pak war which would be screened at the auditorium of Don Bosco School wherein the victory flame would be carried and kept on November 11. Further on November 12, while the flame would be brought back to the military station, a weapons display and an exiting show by the military dogs has been lined up for the people to witness. On November 13, the victory flame will be taken to Shillong from here, Major Sharma added.