New Delhi, Sept. 19 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee initiated the Golden Jubilee Commemorative events of Indo Pak War – 1965 here on Saturday by a Wreath Laying Ceremony at Amar Jawan Jyoti.
The President visited the exhibition of the War at India Gate Lawns and was received by the Service Chiefs. He was thereafter conducted through the exhibitions area depicting Terrain Walk Through, Battle Enclosures, Martyrs Gallery and other enclosures by arms and services, depicting the Indo Pak war of 1965 in its entirety.
President Mukherjee endorsed his remarks in the visitors book, stating, ” A heartwarming exhibition showcasing the grit and valour of the Indian Soldier. I salute the brave martyrs of the Indian Armed Forces who sacrificed their present for our today. Every Indian should be proud to walk through this exhibition glorifying our victory in the 1965 war. My compliments to the team for organizing this at such a grand scale”.
The President also interacted with the next of kin of the nation’s highest gallantry award winners of Param Vir Chakra during 1965 War, Lt Col AB Tarapore and CQMH Abdul Hamid and a number of war veterans of 1965 war. (ANI)