What is Parakram Parv ? 10 facts about Parakram parv

Indian Armed Forces have always brought laurels to the Nation. Their contribution in war and peace are of immense value to every Indian.

Itis the contribution of our Armed Forces that we proudly celebrate Vijay Diwas, Kargil Vijay Diwas Day and many such battle honour days.

IndianArmy conducted surgical strikes in 2016 which had strategic ramifications and were aimed to dissuade inimical adversary from adopting the path of violence and to ensure an environment of peace for the Nation.

Toshowcase the courage, valour and sacrifice of Armed Forces, ‘Parakram Parv’ is being observed from 28-30 September 2018. The main event is planned in India Gate Lawns, Rajpath, New Delhi. Similarly, 53 locations in   51 cities across the Nation shall be showcasing the events highlighting valour of Indian Armed Forces in general and Special Forces in particular.

OnFriday, 28 September 2018 Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman will visit India Gate lawns, New Delhi to commemorate the inauguration of ‘Parakram Parv’ and will also interact with children. The programme will start with bugle call at 1830 hrs, thereafter, movies and photographs depicting valour & courage of the Armed Forces will be shown. Huge canvas/digital signing walls for sending messages to the soldiers will help citizens connect with them. Letters addressed to soldiers by school children will also be on the display. The event is open from 1100 hrs to 2200 hrs on Saturday and Sunday. Visitors will get the opportunity to see captured weapons used by terrorists that have been brought from Jammu & Kashmir. Military equipment like artillery guns and small arms will also be on display. On 29 and 30 September 2018 noted singers are scheduled to perform at the venue apart from the Military band.

General public is encouraged to take selfies at all venues, including India Gate and post them on the social networking sites with #ParakramParv.

10 Facts about Parakram Parv :

  1. Parakram Parv is going to start from 28th sept 2018. It will be three day event from 28-30 September.
  2. The main purpose of the event to showcase the courage, valour and sacrifice of Armed Forces.
  3. Indian Army conducted the surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir in Sep 2016. Parakaram Day has planned as mega celebration for the second anniversary of the surgical strikes.
  4. The main event will be celebrated at India Gate Lawns, Rajpath, New Delh
  5. PM Modi inaugurated the event in the Jodhpur.

  6. An exhibition will be set up at the India Gate lawns, consisting of selfie wall and video wall. Stalls will showcase various facets & include Weapon & Equipment display, Selfie Points, Digital & Electronic wall for writing messages & audio visual programme. 3PM to 10PM on 28 September 18. 11AM to 10PM on 29-30 September 18 ­
  7. Ministry of defence is conducting this event with Indian Army, Navy & Air force.
  8. 8-minute-long video of the surgical strike will be showcased during the Parakaram Day celebrations
  9. Kailash Kher, Sukhwinder Singh and Mohit Chauhan will perform during Parakram Parv event.
  10. The government has announced that every state in the country is going to participate in the Parakaram Day celebrations.

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