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Updated on: Sunday, August 22, 2021, 04:35 PM IST

Mumbai: Mini marathon held from from Nariman Point to Colaba to mark 50th-anniversary of India-Pakistan war - See Pics

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A mini marathon was held from from Nariman Point to Colaba to mark 50th-anniversary of 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' or 1971 India-Pakistan war | | ANI

A mini marathon was held from from Nariman Point to Colaba to mark 50th-anniversary of 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' or 1971 India-Pakistan war | | ANI

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On the 50th anniversary of the 1971 India-Pakistan war, also known as 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh', a mini-marathon was organized in Mumbai on Sunday.

The run was held from Nariman point to RC Church in Colaba in the city.

The mini marathon was held from Nariman point to RC Church in Colaba in the city | ANI

Participants jog steadily towards Colaba | ANI

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Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year on December 16 to mark India's triumph in liberating Bangladesh from Pakistan in the year 1971.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had lit the 'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' at the National War Memorial on last year's Vijay Diwas on December 16, 2020, to mark the year-long 50th-anniversary celebration of the 1971 India-Pakistan war.

Partcipants race towards the finish line | ANI

In one of the fastest and shortest campaigns of military history, a new nation was born as a result of the swift campaign undertaken by the Indian Army.

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Published on: Sunday, August 22, 2021, 04:24 PM IST
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