Ministry of Defence

Motivational talks & felicitation ceremonies being organised in 75 cities to mark 75th year of Independence

Posted On: 05 AUG 2021 4:55PM by PIB Delhi

Key Highlights:

  • Events being organised by Gallantry Awards Portal, Armed Forces, BRO & NCC
  • To be held from August 06-14, 2021
  • 75 cities to honour the courage of the bravehearts
  • Gallantry Awards Portal to webcast the events live
  • Aim is to instill devotion & patriotism among citizens, especially youth


To mark the 75th year of Independence, Gallantry Awards Portal is organising an event in collaboration with the Armed Forces, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) and National Cadet Corps (NCC) in 75 cities across the country to pay tributes to the bravehearts who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of the Nation. Under the initiative, motivational talks and felicitation ceremonies are being organised in honour of the gallant heroes.


Seventy five cities across the nation have been selected to honour the courage, character and commitment of the bravehearts and their families with a view to instill a sense of devotion and patriotism among citizens, especially the youth. It will also be a celebration of bravery of the Armed Forces post-Independence.


The events are being organised at different locations across the country in the run up to Independence Day 2021 from August 06-14, 2021. To enable greater reach of the celebrations, the Gallantry Awards Portal ( will webcast the events live. The recording of the events will also be available on the YouTube channel of the portal.



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