It is the second anniversary of surgical strikes today. Indian PM Narendra Modi reached Jodhpur today’s morning at 9 am and was accorded ‘guard of honour’ at the airport. PM Modi laid the wreath at Konark War Memorial followed by inaugurating the exhibition. This celebration is to commemorate the surgical strike which was carried out by Indian Army against terror camps across LoC in 2016. Know more.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and chiefs of three defence forces Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Air Force Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba received PM Modi in the morning.
PM also inaugurated the exhibition, ‘Parakram Parv’ at Jodhpur Military Station. After inauguration, he also reviewed the exhibition by walking through it. PM also attended the Combined Commanders’ Conference. This is the third time that the Commanders’ Conference was held outside Delhi.
Considering the security measures, a team of the Special Protection Group (SPG) is employed. The SPG team held meetings with Army and Air Force officials for smooth movement of event.
‘Parakram Parv’ exhibition is being organised by the Konark Corps at the Jodhpur Military Station. This exhibition aimed at exhibiting the army’s combat capabilities and contribution in nation-building. This is a three-day exhibition to be completed on 30th September.
As per the officials, prime minister will fly back to New Delhi after completion of the conference in the afternoon. There is no civil function.
— Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) September 28, 2018