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SWARNIM VIJAY VARSH

Srinagar, 14 Jul 2021. Swarnim Vijay Varsh is being celebrated across the nation to
mark the victory of India in the Indo Pak War 1971. The Victory Flame which was lit
by the Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 16th December 2020,
reached Badami Bagh Cantonment on 12 Jul 2021.
The flame entered Badami Bagh Cantonment from Somnath Dwar. Soldiers,
their families, school children, teachers and Defence Civilian employees participated
in the event with great fervor. Thereafter the Victory Flame was taken out ,on Gupkar
Road and NH-44. 100 volunteers from White Globe Organisation and Kashmir Road
Safety Organisation participated in the victory run on Gupkar Road.
As part of the rally, the Tricolour was also unfurled at Gupkar Chowk by
Corporators of Srinagar Municipal Corporation. Later in the day, the Swarnim Vijay
Varsh Victory Flame, was carried atop the Hari Parbat Fort by eminent sports
personalities of Kashmir. Some of the sports icons who were part of the historical
Victory run on the Hari Parbat were Shri Gul Mustafa Dev, a former Winter Olympian
and Miss Nahida Manzoor, the first Kashmiri Woman to scale Mt Everest.

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