Bajaj V commemorates 45th anniversary of 1971 Indo-Pak war with new campaign ‘Mission Vikrant 1971: Indo Pak War Diaries’
Pune, 12th Dec, 2016: Bajaj V continues to share the stories of the invincible INS Vikrant and this time it is with ‘Mission Vikrant 1971: Indo Pak War Diaries’, a unique initiative that commemorates the 45th anniversary of the war through detailed day-by-day accounts. Every day, for the 14 day war period from 3rd to 16th December, Bajaj V will present an update of the events of that day on the warfront. Along with the key events of each day, Bajaj V will also release a new first-hand account of the war as narrated by the brave naval soldiers who served aboard the INS Vikrant during this period.
The website http://www.bajajauto.com/V/mission71 is currently live and hosts the timeline of events and stories beginning 3rdDecember. Each day, the website will be updated with events and stories from the same day exactly 45 years ago. Naval veterans such as Vice Admiral S K K Krishnan, Rear Admiral Ramsagar, Rear Admiral S K Gupta, Rear Admiral Medioma Bhada,Lt Narula, Lt. Cdr. Avatar Singh, as well as families of Late Vice Admiral Swaraj Prakash & Late Admiral S M Nanda among others have contributed these stories.
Commenting on the initiative, Mr Sumeet Narang, VP, Marketing (Motorcycles), Bajaj Auto Ltd said “The 1971 war was a momentous occasion in Indian military and political history. Bajaj V, the bike that contains the metal of the invincible INS Vikrant, salutes the brave-hearts who put their lives on the line to serve the country. We feel their stories of valour should be told. Through this initiative, over the next 2 weeks, we will re-narrate the events that transpired during the war. The initiative also has a unique personal touch, as these are not just historical facts, but real stories as experienced by those who fought in the war on board the INS Vikrant.”
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