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Underwater portrait of late Captain Vikram Batra bags World Records URF

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Underwater portrait of late Captain Vikram Batra bags World Records URF

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An underwater portrait of the late Captain Vikram Batra, Param Vir Chakra, was installed on Tuesday at Pangode Military Station in Thiruvananthapuram as part of the celebrations for Kargil Vijay Diwas.

To commemorate Kargil Vijay Diwas, the Indian Army organized the event in collaboration with the Bond Water Sports Pvt Ltd dive squad, according to a defense statement released in Kerala’s capital.

According to the statement, Pangode Military Station’s largest underwater portrait of Captain Batra set a world record.

The URF officials presented the World Record certificate during the occasion.

The innovative, tile-based 1,500 square foot underwater installation took the artist eight hours to finish.

The principal guest of the event, Station Commander of Pangode Military Station, presented a memento to the artist and team of Bond Water Sports Pvt Ltd, according to the press release, which also noted that a military band exhibition was organized as part of the occasion.

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On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, the Station Commander also visited the Pangode War Memorial to lay a wreath in honor of the Kargil war soldiers.

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