Konark Corps celebrated 51st Vijay Diwas at Jodhpur Military Station by organising a mini marathon, “Southern Star Vijay Run,” to commemorate the valour and sacrifice of bravehearts of the Indian Armed Forces in the 1971 Indo-Pak war.
The event witnessed huge attendance of around 3500 persons that included civil and military personnel of Army, Air Force, school/ college students and general public. The aim of this marathon was to spread awareness about the unparalleled achievement of Indian Armed Forces in 1971 Indo-Pak war to a wider audience and use this platform to reiterate Konark Corps’ continued service to the nation.
Southern Star Vijay Run was organised in three categories – 4 KM for Children, 5 KM for Women and 12.5 KM for Men. The event was flagged off by Lieutenant General Rakesh Kapoor, General Officer Commanding, Konark Corps for the Men and Children Category and by Mrs Poonam Kapoor, Zonal President Konark AWWA for Women Category, at Sagat Singh Stadium. The event marked a symbol of solidarity and pride wherein the general public ran with the personnel of Indian Armed Forces with great zeal and enthusiasm.