Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on the occasion of Vijay Divas took part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Rashtriya Sainika Smaraka to pay homage to war heroes of the 1971 India-Pakistan war.
Yeddyurappa along with Home Minister VS Acharya took part in the ceremony and recalled the supreme sacrifice made by the armed forces in defending the country.
He assured to extend help to the ex-servicemen and their families and said that the state government would look into their needs. A lunch was hosted by the government on the occasion for the exservicemen and their families.
Headquarters Training Command of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to commemorate the occasion of Vijay Divas, a Wreath laying ceremony was held. Air Marshal KK Nohwar VM, Senior Air Staff Officer, Training Command, laid a wreath at the War Memorial on behalf of Air Officer Commandingin- Chief. Brigadier PS Ravindranath, the Commander of the K & K Sub area and Captain(IN) Ganesh Srinivasan laid wreaths on behalf of the Army and Navy respectively.