■ INDIRA POINT
□ INDIRA POINT :-
◇ Indira Point is the southernmost point of Indian Territory.
◇ It is a village in the Nicobar district at Great Nicobar Island of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
◇ Rondo Island, Indonesia’s northernmost island in Sabang district of Aceh province of Sumatra, lies 163 km south of Little Andaman Island.
◇ The point was formerly known as Pygmalion Point and Parsons Point. It was renamed in honour of Indira Gandhi during mid-1980s.
□ SWARNIM VIJAY VARSH
◇ It marks the 50th anniversary of the 1971 India-Pakistan war.
◇ Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year on December 16 to mark India`s triumph in liberating Bangladesh.
◇ The journey of the Victory Flame is taken from north to south corners of India.