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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
11-December-2019 10:12 IST
Visit of Shri Vijayender Pal Singh Badnore Governor of Punjab to Air Force Station Halwara

Hon’ble Governor of Punjab, Shri Vijayender Pal Singh Badnore,visited Air Force Station Halwara on 09 Dec 2019. He was accompanied by his wife. They were received by  Air Commodore Anjan Bhadra  Air Officer Commanding  Air Force Station Halwara and  his wife.

During the visit, the Governor had an air experience sortie on Su-30 MKI aircraft piloted by Gp Capt NK Vatsya, Commanding Officer 220 Squadron. During the air experience, he was demonstrated various capabilities of the aircraft. The Governor described his experience of flying as exhilarating and thrilling. The Governor felt completely at ease in the cockpit during the sortie.

Later, the Governor interacted with the Air Warriors of the Station and impressed upon the importance of the Air Base in defending the Nation. He lauded the efforts of the Station personnel in safeguarding the Indian
air space.

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Gp Capt Anupam Banerjee
PRO (Palam), MoD