Srinagar/Sept, 26: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday conducted an ‘air show’ under the aegis of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ at Dal Lake in Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir.
The air show, held to commemorate 75 years of Independence, was organised in collaboration with the Jammu and Kashmir government. It was flagged off by J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.The event titled, “Give Wings to your Dreams” also consist of a photo- exhibition at the venue to highlight the history of the Indian Air Force.
The air show by IAF is aimed at motivating the youth of the Union Territory to join the service and to inculcate the spirit of nationalism among the Kashmir youth. The display included a flypast by various aircraft of the Indian Air Force. The spectators also got to witness paramotor flying and IAF’s skydiving team Akash Ganga in action.
“The event will have an aerial display by @Suryakiran_IAF amongst other IAF ac and performances by #AkashGanga Skydiving team & the #AFBanda, IAF had earlier said in a tweet. The rehearsal exercise was carried out around Dal Lake by fighter aircraft in intervals on Saturday. Extensive preparations were underway at SKICC where scores of people were expected to witness the show.