Chandigarh: For the first time, Air Force Day will be celebrated outside the Hindon base of Ghaziabad. Chandigarh has been chosen as the city to celebrate Airforce Day and Sukhna Lake will host the Air show. A meeting between Dharampal, Advisor to the Administrator and officers of the Air Force took place on Monday and officials also visited the Sukhna Lake. As per preliminary information, the main program will be held on October 8 and rehearsal will take place on October 6 at Sukhna Lake.
During the meeting, a presentation was given by the Air Force regarding the entire program. It was told that on October 6 and 8, an air show will be organized for more than an hour, which will include advanced fighters, transport aircraft, helicopters and Surya Kiran aerobatics team. Apart from this, a half-hour program will be organized by the Galaxy Paratrooper team before the start of the air show. School children will be invited to participate in the air show on both the days. Every year Air Force Day was celebrated at Hindon base but Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked to organize it in other cities as well.
The air show was also held on September 22 last year but the October one is going to be a bigger event.