75 Years On, Army Celebrates Shaurya Diwas

On Thursday, October 27, 2022, the Indian Army hosted Shaurya Diwas at the old airfield in Srinagar (Budgam airfield) to mark the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the 1 Sikh Regiment in 1947 to protect Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistani raiders.

It was the first military operation in Independent India and it changed the course of the 1947-1948 War. Kindly read all the related features about that military operation posted alongside this feature.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Feature Presentation: Aslam Hunani/Rediff.com

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