Army's cycle expedition reaches Amritsar to celebrate '65 win

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Amritsar
  • Updated: Sep 09, 2015 12:59 IST
The then prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri and army officers atop a captured Pakistani tank.

As part of the golden jubilee celebration of the Indian victory in Indo-Pak War of 1965, a cycle-expedition from Jammu to Delhi reached the holy city of Amritsar on Tuesday.

The expedition comprises four officers, six junior commissioned officers (JCO) and 49 other ranks and has been organised by the Rising Star Corps.

The expedition aims to portray the glory of victories of Indian Army in 1965 war and was flagged in by the Panther Division.

Members of the expedition interacted with schoolchildren of Army Public School, Khasa, and APS, Amritsar. A documentary on 1965 war also was screened for students.

The Indian Army's cycle-expedition initiated to celebrate the golden jubilee victory of India in the Indo-Pak War of 1965 reaches the holy city of Amritsar on Tuesday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

For the next destination of Ferozepur, the expedition will be flagged off by General Officer Commanding, Panther Division on Wednesday before the group reach their final destination of Delhi on September 19.

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