Parakram Parv will be celebrated from today to Sunday to showcase the courage, valour and sacrifice of Indian Armed Forces. The main event is planned at India Gate Lawns, Rajpath in New Delhi.
Similarly, 53 locations in 51 cities across the country will be showcasing the events highlighting valour of Indian Armed Forces in general and Special Forces in particular. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will visit India Gate lawns today on inauguration of the Parakram Parv and also interact with children.
The programme will start with bugle call at 6.30 PM and thereafter, movies and photographs depicting valour and courage of the Armed Forces will be shown. The event is open from 11 AM to 10 PM on Saturday and Sunday.
Visitors will get the opportunity to see captured weapons used by terrorists that have been brought from Jammu and Kashmir. Military equipment like artillery guns and small arms will also be on display. On Saturday and Sunday, noted singers are scheduled to perform at the venue apart from the Military band.
The General public is encouraged to take selfies at all venues, including India Gate and post them on the social networking sites with #ParakramParv.