About Post
Title :
Flying Officer Nirmaljit Singh Sekhon (PVC) Remembrance Day
Objective :
To let the people know about a brave indian, who fought so bravely, in Indo-Pak War 1971.
Colour Scheme :
Baby Blue & Egyptian Blue; as it is Indian Air Force's colour.
Focus I :
The Pictures; the Param Vir Chakra-India's highest gallantry award picture in the center focus & Tiranga formation by IAF Aircrafts in the background.
Focus II :
The Quotation; "He put up a brave fight", as it was said in an article by Wing Commander Salim Mirza Baig, Pakistani Air Force (PAF), who shot down Sekhon's aircraft in 1971 war.
Misc. :
Since the inception of Parma Vir Chakra in 1950; only 21 warriors could achieve the highest gallantry award.
Date :
14th December
Related to :
Rememberance Day of Flying Officer Nirmaljit Singh Sekhon (PVC); the fligher pilot of Indian Air Force.
Connect Date :
14th December, 1971; Indo-Pak War.
Connect Place :
Jammu & Kashmir, India; Martyr.
Special 1 :
"He was suppose to fly in the group, but coincidentlty he took off alone to combat with enemy.
Special 2 :
Even after knowing that 6 Sabre jets (latest aircraft of that era developed by USA); he not only did fight with them but, could kill 2, could make 2 to runaway and died as real Hero. He was just 28.
More Info :
Indian Government issued a postal stamp in his honour. A Marine tanker was named after him.