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Watch video: IAF's Suryakiran team hold flypast over Mumbai

04:37 PM Oct 18, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

The Suryakiran Aerobatic Team of the Indian Air Force (IAF) does a low fly past over the iconic Gateway of India in Mumbai today, October 18. The fly past is being done to commemorate the 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' of the 1971 Indo-Pak war.

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The planes were also spotted at Andheri and Worli.

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The defence PRO earlier today wrote, "#Mumbaikars get your cameras & look skywards today afternoon 3:40 to 3:50 pm to witness an exhilarating low-level flypast by #SuryakiranAerobaticTeam as they fly from North to South #Mumbai over Andheri, Worli sea link & #GatewayofIndia.(sic)"

Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations mark the 50th anniversary of the 1971 Indo-Pak war, which led to the liberation of Bangladesh.

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Central government is celebrating 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' to revive and instil in today's youth the spirit and sacrifices of the unsung martyrs and freedom fighters.

Indian Army on Sunday organised a marathon in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir to commemorate the 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' of the 1971 Indo-Pak war and 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'.

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