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64th Raising Anniversary of Territorial Army Celebrated in New Delhi

Oct 10, 2013 10:25 IST

Prime Minister’s Territorial Army Day Parade was organised to commemorate the 64th raising anniversary of Territorial Army at the Army Parade Ground at New Delhi on 9 October 2013. Minister of State for Defence Jitendra Singh was the chief guest.

The parade was attended by Chief of Army Staff, Gen Bikram Singh, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne and other civil and military dignitaries, including military and defence attachés from friendly foreign countries. The parade was commanded by Colonel DS Chauhan and comprised of 10 Marching Contingents, 15 Bands and Three Tableaus of Railway Engineer, Oil Sector and Ecological Territorial Army Units.

Apart from this, the PARA Territorial Army units demonstrated expert slithering techniques from Advance Light Helicopters (Dhruv). Territorial Army has become a force to reckon with and has augmented the Regular Army in all spheres. It comprises of Infantry, Home and Hearth, Oil Sector, Railway Engineer and Ecological Territorial Army units.

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