Pics: India-Pakistan 1965 war

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New Delhi, Aug 26: To mark the 50th anniversary of 1965 WAR, Indian government has decided to organise month long celebrations in New Delhi from August 28 to September 26.

The Defence Ministry note calls for "commemoration and celebration of the Golden Jubilee of this great victory by Three Services."

The 1965 war fought between India and Pakistan between from April to September 1965 was the second conflict between the two countries over the status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

1965 war: Martyred Randhawa awarded Mahavir Chakra

 Major BS Randhawa was awarded Mahavir Chakra for  displaying exemplary courage, leadership and self-sacrifice in 1965 war.

Captured Pak Captain Ghulam Hussain, Capt Mohammad Sajjad

Two Pakistani officers, Captain Ghulam Hussain and Captain Mohammad Sajjad, were captured during the war.

Explosives recovered from Pak infiltrators in Mendhar sector

Explosives recovered from Pak infiltrators in Mendhar Sector in Jammu and Kashmir.

Major engagements with infiltrators in Jammu and Kashmir

Major engagements with infiltrators in August, large number of raiders killed, others exfiltrated back to POK in 1965,

Anti infiltration operation in Tangdhar

Anti infiltration operation in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir in 1965

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