September 23, 2008 :An motorcycle expedition of 13th Jammu and Kashmir Rifles will be flagged off by Brigadier Khushal Thakur, YSM Brigadier Administration (RIMC) at Jutog Cantt, Shimla 11.00 tomorrow.
To commemorate the 43rd Founder’s Day of 13th Battalion Jammu and Kashmir Rifles a cycle expedition has been started from 20th September, 2008 in three phases with objective to pay tributes to the martyrs of Kargil War and to meet the families of soldiers.
In the first phase of the expedition, the cyclists would visit the Punjab and border areas and will meet the families of martyrs and ex-serviceman. During the second phase, the expedition is scheduled to visit the remote areas of Himachal and far-flung villages of Shimla. In the last phase the cyclist would visit the villages of Jammu and would meet the families of martyrs of ‘Operation Vijay’ and the concluding ceremony would be held at Mamoon Cantt on 1st October, 2008.