Udhampur, 16 Dec 2009

Indian Army celebrates 16 December each year as Vijay Diwas. On December 16, 1971, the Indian Army, Navy and the Air Force together achieved a historic victory over Pakistani Forces.

Vijay Diwas was celebrated at Udhampur, on Wednesday commencing with paying solemn tributes at the Dhruva War Memorial to all those who gave the supreme sacrifice for protecting the sovereignty of our country. The General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Northern Command, Lt Gen BS Jaswal, AVSM**, VSM laid a wreath at the memorial for the martyrs of Northern Command. The ceremony was attended by all officers of the Command Headquarters. Tea with ex-servicemen of Jammu and Udhampur districts was organised on the occasion of 38th Vijay Diwas celebration at Bikram Park, Udhampur Military station, under the aegis of Headquarters 71 Sub Area on 16 December 2009, which was attended by a large numbers of ex-servicemen, headed by Lt Gen PS Vadhera, PVSM (Retired).

A Medical Camp was organised at the venue for the ex-servicemen by ex-servicemen contributory health scheme. Army placement node and Director Recruiting North Zone also established stalls at the venue for guidance of the ex-servicemen. Lt Gen BS Jaswal, AVSM**, VSM, GOC-in-C Northern Command interacted with the ex-servicemen on the occasion.

The event was celebrated with solemnity in Ladakh, Kashmir and Jammu regions.
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