Swarnim Vijay Varsh: Victory Flame reaches Zoji La
Srinagar: As part of the nationwide commemoration of the Golden Victory of Indian Armed Forces in the Bangladesh war of 1971, the Victory Flame reached the Union Territory of Ladakh through the historic Zoji La pass from the Kashmir Valley on 20 July and was received by the soldiers of Fire and Fury Corps, said PRO Defence.
“In a solemn wreath laying ceremony the flame was placed at the Zoji La War Memorial and wreath laid by Fire and Fury Corps. The Victory Flame shall tour Western Ladakh before being placed at the Kargil War Memorial on 26 July (22nd Kargil Vijay Diwas) and will further move to Leh,” the PRO said.
“The event aims to remember the martyrs, Rejoice the Victory and Renew the pledge for the future commitments,” he said.