Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations held in Srinagar
Srinagar: The ‘Swarnim Vijay Mashaal’ was taken around Srinagar City and citizens of Srinagar came out on the streets in large numbers to honour the flame, said PRO Defence Srinagar.
“Various events were organised in different parts of the city. NCC Cadets and citizens accompanied, the ‘Victory Flame’ with great pomp and show on boats of SDRF/NDRF and J&K Tourism through the Jhelum River in a unique boat rally,” the PRO said.
“The Victory Flame was also carried by local NGOs and civilians with enthusiasm through Srinagar City. As a mark of solidarity, road side events were organised by citizens and local NGO’s at Lalded Hospital, Iqbal Park, Pratap Park, Jogger’s Park and Rajbagh to pay homage to the ‘Victory Flame’. Each road side event was attended by prominent citizens, Corporators from SMC, DDC Chairpersons and DDC members. The function included a homage ceremony, felicitation of 1971 War Veterans/Ex Servicemen and cultural programme by school children and Hindustan Scouts & Guides,” he said.