The Victory Flame of Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Victory of the 1971 War, arrived at Nalgonda in Telangana in a military convoy from Eastern Naval Command today. The Flame was received by Director of Sainik Welfare Colonel P. Ramesh (Retd.) at Sainik Bhawan in the presence of Captain V.S.C. Rao of the Command.
The Victory Flame was later taken to Chinna Venkat Reddy Hall escorted by a rally undertaken by ex-Servicemen, NCC cadets and the Police Band. 1971 War Veterans were felicitated for their glorious service to the nation during the event. The Victory Flame was kept for public view after the culmination of the ceremony.