Air Force Personnel On 700-Km Cycle Expedition To Mark 1971 War Victory


The personnel would cover Kumbakonam, Chidambaram, Puducherry, Mahabalipuram and Velankanni in the trip


Personnel of the Air Force Station in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu have undertaken a 700-km journey on bicycles between Thanjavur and Mahabalipuram, 65 km from here, to commemorate the golden jubilee celebrations of the victory in the war against Pakistan in 1971.

Sixteen IAF personnel began the trip on September 10 from Thanjavur and the journey was flagged off by Commander of the Air Force Station P A Shah, a defence press release said.

The rally was a part of the programmes and activities planned by the Centre as the country celebrated 50 years of its victory in the Indo-Pak war.

The personnel during the journey would cover Kumbakonam, Chidambaram, Puducherry, Mahabalipuram, and Velankanni before returning to Thanjavur on September 18, the release said.

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