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Shauryanjali Exhibition on 1965 Indo-Pak War inaugurated

Sep 16, 2015 16:00 IST

1965 Indo-Pak War Exhibition named Shauryanjali was inaugurated in New Delhi by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on 15 September 2015. The exhibition celebrates the victory of India over Pakistan and remembers the supreme sacrifice of Indian soldiers.

Remembering the unmatched valor and bravery of Indian Armed forces, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley unveiled a commemorative coin on the occasion.

1965 Indo-Pak War
The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 was a culmination of skirmish that took place between April 1965 and September 1965 between Pakistan and India. This war started following Pakistan's Operation Gibraltar, which was designed to infiltrate forces into Jammu and Kashmir to precipitate an insurgency against rule by India.

The hostilities between the two countries ended after a ceasefire was declared following diplomatic intervention by the Soviet Union and USA and the subsequent issuance of the Tashkent Declaration. The declaration was signed by Prime Minister of India Lal Bahadur Shastri and Pakistani President Ayub Khan.

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