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Swarnim Vijay Victory Flame reaches Siachen Glacier

The Swarnim Vijay Mashaal reached the northernmost point of Siachen Glacier and was received by troops stationed there.

Manzoor Mir Manzoor Mir
Srinagar Published on: August 03, 2021 16:17 IST
Swarnim Vijay Victory Flame reaches Siachen Glacier 
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Swarnim Vijay Victory Flame reaches Siachen Glacier 

The Swarnim Vijay Victory Flame, commemorating 50 Years of Indian Armed Forces' victory over Pakistan in the 1971 Indo-Pak War, reached the frozen frontiers of Siachen Glacier on Tuesday (August 3), said Defence PRO Srinagar. The Swarnim Vijay Mashaal reached the northernmost point of Siachen Glacier and was received by troops stationed there.

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Swarnim Vijay Victory Flame reaches Siachen Glacier 

"The victory flame was received with full Military honours at Bana Post, located at a height of 22000 ft on the Siachen Glacier. Bana Post was captured by Indian Army in 1987 in an unparalleled daring operation. Honorary Capt Bana Singh was awarded the Param Vir Chakra, the highest military award for gallantry for this operation," the Defence PRO Srinagar said.

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Swarnim Vijay Victory Flame reaches Siachen Glacier 

"From Bana Post, the Swarnim Vijay Mashaal was taken to Indira Col, the Northernmost point of the Siachen Glacier where Indian Army troops received it with enthusiasm and reiterated their pledge towards defence of the country," Defence PRO added.

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