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


The personnel would cowl Kumbakonam, Chidambaram, Puducherry, Mahabalipuram and Velankanni within the journey

Chennai:

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 right here, to commemorate the golden jubilee celebrations of the victory within the battle towards Pakistan in 1971.

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

The rally was part of the programmes and actions deliberate by the Centre because the nation celebrated 50 years of its victory within the Indo-Pak battle.

The personnel in the course of the journey would cowl Kumbakonam, Chidambaram, Puducherry, Mahabalipuram, and Velankanni earlier than returning to Thanjavur on September 18, the discharge stated.



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