Union Home Minister Amit Shah, in an effort to show gratitude to the Indian Air Force (IAF) stated, the IAF is a 'symbol of valour and courage'. The IAF which was commemorated on October 8, 1932, is the air wing of the Indian Armed Forces. The IAF is celebrating its anniversary in a massive event at the Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad, UP. The Union Home Minister took to social media to put across a message for the Bravehearts.
Indian Air Force is a symbol of valor and courage.— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) October 8, 2019
On Air Force Day, I salute our Air Force heroes and their families. Entire nation is proud of your dedication and commitment to safeguard our motherland.
The official Twitter handle of the IAF also tweeted in celebration of its birth anniversary. Rajnath Singh, the Defence Minister of India, also tweeted about the mega event to honour the Bravehearts who protect our country. Singh is currently in Paris on a three-day visit to France. He is to attend the Annual Defence Dialogue and the Induction Ceremony of Rafale. During his visit, he will receive the first of the 36 Rafale fighter jets manufactured for India.
#AFDay19: On the occasion of 87th Anniversary, Indian Air Force extends its heartfelt greetings to the courageous air-warriors & their families. The Courage, Valour, Commitment, Dedication & Zeal are inspiration for all.— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) October 8, 2019
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Greetings to all @IAF_MCC personnel and their families on the 87th IAF Day. The IAF is the shining example of exemplary courage, fortitude, determination and impeccable service to our nation.— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) October 8, 2019
These men and women in Blue have the ability to touch the sky with grit and glory.