Ministry of Defence

Victory Flame Received At Kranti Maidan, Ponda, Goa

Posted On: 15 SEP 2021 5:22PM by PIB Mumbai

Mumbai, 15 September 2021

 

The Swarnim Vijay Mashaal was received with full military honour at Kranti Maidan, Ponda, Goa today during ceremony conducted by Army’s 6 Technical Training Regiment and 2 Signal Training Centre. The ceremony for felicitation of 1971 War Veterans was organised in presence of Shri Govind Gawde, Honourable Minister for Arts and Culture, Goa and prominent officers from the Civil Administration.

The Minister laid wreath at War Memorial to honour the brave hearts who made the supreme sacrifice during the 1971 war and presented mementoes to war veterans. During his address to the gathering, he exhorted citizens to come forward in support of the members of Armed forces, especially the veterans who deserve unconditional support and commitment.

The ceremony at Ponda was the last military function at Goa after which the Victory flame would be moving to its next destination before culmination of its journey at New Delhi on 16 December 21. It was a matter of great pride and honour for citizens of Goa who gathered to take part in this event.

 

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Defence PRO/CP/DR

 

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