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Conrad Sangma receives 'Mashaal' of 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' at Polo Ground

As part of the ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ celebrations to commemorate the 50 years of India’s victory over Pakistan in 1971, the ‘Swarnim Vijay Mashaal’ was received

Conrad Sangma

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 July 2021 2:24 AM GMT


SHILLONG: As part of the 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' celebrations to commemorate the 50 years of India's victory over Pakistan in 1971, the 'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' was received by Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma, at the Polo Ground, here on Thursday.

The 'Mashaal' which commenced its journey from the 'National War Memorial' in New Delhi on December 16, 2020, entered Meghalaya on July 27, 2021; and the 'Mashaal'was handed over to the Chief Minister at Polo Ground, Shillong.

To honour the valour and sacrifice of Indian Armed Forces in 1971 Indo- Pak War and to rejoice in the 'Liberation' of Bangladesh, an impressive event was organized at Polo Ground. The event was attended by prominent Civil Dignitaries of Meghalaya, Senior Military and Police Officials and Ex Servicemen of Meghalaya. Conrad Sangma while addressing the gathering said "We salute the Martyrs, who made supreme sacrifice for the Country and we must continue to respect the Armed Forces for their devotion and dedication towards the Nation." He also emphasized that the youths must take inspiration from this and choose the right path to serve the Nation.

The event echoed a sense of pride amongst the people who attended the ceremony.

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