New Delhi: Surya Kiran aerobatic team of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday carried out a sky show as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’ in Coimbatore. The team flew in a formation depicting the numeral ’75’ using 17 aircraft.
Aazadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav has been organised to commemorate 75 years of India’s independence and will be celebrated for 75 weeks starting from March 12, 2021, with various themes. The Surya Kiran aerobatic team of the IAF carried out a unique flying display in the skies of Coimbatore today. The team created magic in the air by flying in a formation depicting the numeral 75 with 17 aircraft,” read a statement by the Centre.
The team, led by Group Captain Anoop Singh, was in the air for more than half an hour covering the length and breadth of the town. The air display was a part of the year-long ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’, being celebrated by the nation in tune with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to all public representatives to participate in the nationwide activities at 75 locations for the coming 75 weeks.
Meanwhile, In keeping with the five pillars of Freedom Struggle, Ideas at 75, Achievements at 75, Actions at 75 and Resolves at 75 as guiding force for urging the youth to take the responsibility for fulfilling the nation’s efforts in showcasing the achievements of our national heroes, the National Cadet Corps on Friday maintained and paid respect to statues of 75 prominent national icons in 75 cities all over the country for the month of March 2021. The cadets spread awareness about the contributions of these personalities through awareness lectures, nukkad nataks, poetry recitals and displayed their achievements through posters and banners.
(With inputs from ANI)