Ferozepur had the honour of hosting the Swarnim Vijay Mashaal from 4 Feb to 24 Feb. Only a few cities in the whole country will get such a chance.On 24 Feb 2021, The Swarnim Vijay Mashaal in the final phase of its journey through the battlefields in Golden Arrow Division reached Chhina Bidhi Chand village. Located approximately 37 Km South West of Amritsar, this village had witnessed a major action during Indo-Pak War of 1971. Our valiant soldiers braved all odds amidst the heavy artillery firing and contested the Pakistani forces. The Vajra Warriors for their brave and gallant act in this battle were awarded 2 Vir Charka and 2 Sena Medal (posthumously).The historic victory was commemorated by Indian Army by felicitating the War Veterans, Veer Naris and their families. The Swarnim Vijay Mashaal, on reaching Chhina Bidhi Chand battlefield was carried for a symbolic last mile run by the seniormost war veteran Hony Captain Tarlok Singh (Retired). Senior civil dignitaries were also present during the ceremony. A ceremonial Guard of Honour was accorded to honour the martyrs.The Swarnim Vijay Mashaal travelling through the epic battlefields in Golden Arrow Division and after paying reverence to all the war heroes was handed over to Panther Division for its onward journey to next destination of Khasa in Vajra Corps- The Defenders of Punjab area of responsibility.