Giving details about the celebrations, one of the military police officials told presspersons on Thursday that the celebrations will commence by paying homage to martyrs at the War Memorial. The wives of eight martyrs – “Veer Naris” will be honoured and 27 ex-servicemen and gallantry award winners will be felicitated on the occasion.
To commemorate the event, the Indian Postal Service will release a first day cover and a postage stamp. An affiliation ceremony of Corps of Military Police with INS Kunjali will also mark the event.
This apart, a cycle expedition from the Corps of Military Police, after covering a distance of 3,000 kms to mark the celebrations, will be flagged in on October 19. The expedition, led by an official and a team of 15 riders, started their journey from Faizabad on September 12 this year traversing through five states.
A blood donation camp will be organised in association with Karnataka Red Cross Blood Bank and Lions Blood Bank all through the three days.
To add fun and frolic to the celebrations, the “Shwet Ashwa” motorcycle display team of Corps of Military Police will perform death defying stunts.
Led by Subedar Rajan, the team that has performed new stunts of forming a flower pot/lotus and Sudarshan Chakra on motor cycles for the first time during the recent Mysore Dasara celebrations, will repeat it during the platinum jubilee event.
There will also be a display of marital arts and physical training, subtle skills on the horses and display of para-motors. The event will conclude with a military band display.