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    Indian Armed Forces Veterans Day being observed today

    Published on January 14, 2021

    Indian Armed Forces Veterans Dayis being observed today. This day is celebrated on 14th of January every year to honour services rendered by veterans of the Army. This year is being celebrated as Swarnim Vijay Varsh. It marks 50th Anniversary of 1971 Indo-Pak War.  

    Speaking on the occasion, Army Chief General Manoj Naravane said, last year had been very challenging for the nation and the Armed Forces. He said, the Armed Forces bravely stayed at the northern borders while also battling the pandemic efficiently. He exuded pride that the Army had the support of veterans in carrying this out.

    The Army Chief said, this entire year will be celebrated as Swarnim Vijay Varsh to mark 1971 war victory. He added that several events will be organised across the country.