Watch: Swarnim Vijay Mashaal reaches Late Brig KP Pande’s home; family felicitated
Family members of late Maha Vir Chakra awardee Brigadier Kailas Prasad Pande were felicitated on December 17 as a part of 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh', the 50th anniversary year celebrations of India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war that led to the birth of Bangladesh. The Victory Flame, which was handed over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to various Army commands on the 50th anniversary of the 1971 India-Pakistan war, reached Gurugram and was handed over to the wife of veteran Late Brigadier Kailash Prasad Pande, Saroj Pande. PM Modi had lit the 'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' from the eternal flame of the NWM on Dec 16. Four golden victory torches were lit and they are now being taken in four directions of India, including to the villages of the Param Vir Chakra and Maha Vir Chakra awardees of the 1971 war, to relive their bravery and sacrifices. Watch the full video for more.