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Shauryanjali, An Exhibition on 1965 War

The exhibition titled ‘Shauryanjali’ celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Indo-Pak War of 1965 opened at the India Gate lawns today. The exhibition is an ode to splendid show of valour and sacrifice of Indian Armed Forces personnel for protecting the borders of the country. The exhibition has recreated the battle scene in various sectors beginning from Rann of Kutch to the ceasefire and Tashkent Summit. The battle of various types are also on display at the exhibition. The Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting Shri Arun Jaitley said India scored a decisive victory in the War. Shri Jaitley described it as a nostalgic occasion and recalled the overwhelming, emotional and material support that it generated nationwide for the Armed Forces. He said “the enemy was shown its place by the professionalism of our Armed Forces”. The Minister released two commemorative coins of Rs. 50/- and Rs. 5/- denominations on this occasion.
A large number of veterans also attended the event. Among others Mrs Rasoolan Biwi - wife of PVC recipient CQMH Abdul Hamid, Mrs Asha Rani - wife of Ashok Chakra recipient Mr. Chaman Lal, Mrs Bharinder Dayal – wife of MVC recipient Lt Gen RS Dayal, Mrs Zarine Mahir - daughter of Late Lt Col. AB Tarapore PVC (Posthumous) and Mrs Earini Vaidya - daughter of former COAS Late General AK Vaidya attended the event. The Ministers took an avid interest to look at the various displays and artefacts relating to the 1965 Indo-Pak War. Army personnel enacted a battle near Ichogil canal 50 years ago in the Water Channels near India Gate.