Swarnim Vijay Varsh Bike rally from Koteshwar to Laungewala
total of 60 riders from the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, Indian Navy, BSF, Coast Guard,
Lieutenant General PS Minhas General Officer Commanding, Desert Corps, flagged off the "Swarnim Vijay Varsh Bike rally" from Koteshwar, Gujarat, On 28 Nov 21. The rally being held in collaboration with JAWA Motorcycles, is a part of the celebrations being held across the country, to mark the 50th year of victory of our nation over Pakistan in the 1971 War.
A total of 60 riders from the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, Indian Navy, BSF, Coast Guard, Media persons and JAWA motorcycles are participating in the rally. They will traverse through Bhuj, Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and finally culminate at Laungewala on 05 December 2021, coinciding with the Laungewala Day celebrations and will cover a distance of approx 1500 kms over a period of eight days.
Flagging off the rally, the General Officer Commanding, Desert Corps said that this is a historic year and it is important for us to remember the supreme sacrifice made by our veterans guarding our borders and defending our territory from the nefarious desings of the enemy. He added that such events are important to connect with the people and remind them of the valour and sacrifice of the Armed Forces so that they remember the price paid for freedom and sovereignty. He wished good luck to all the participants and lauded their spirit of adventure. The General Officer Commanding also thanked JAWA motorcycles for their support to the rally.
The rally will interact with war veterans of the 1971 war and with other veterans of the Armed Forces. The riders will also visit schools and colleges and connect with the youth of the country, to highlight the valour and sacrificed of Indian Army and aims to rekindle the spirit of patriotism in the people and showcase the indomitable spirit of the Armed Forces.