Army`s One Medium Regiment celebrates platinum jubilee

Last Updated: Saturday, January 16, 2010 - 17:45

Jodhpur: Indian Army`s One Medium Regiment
on Saturday celebrated its platinum jubilee here and carried out a
mounted parade of artillery guns in the country.

Congratulating the unit on the occasion, Army Chief
General Deepak Kapoor said the regiment`s achievements in
different wars fought by India were exemplary and urged the
troops to maintain high standards.

The highlights of the parade, which was led by the
regiment`s Commanding Officer Colonel P C Pawar, include the
BMP infantry combat vehicles and M-46 130 mm artillery guns of
the unit.

South-western Army Commander Lieutenant General C K S
Sabu and 12 Corps Chief Lt Gen A M Verma were also present on
the occasion.

Established in 1935, the regiment took part in World War-
II and had received its battle honours while fighting against
Japanese troops in Burma.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 16, 2010 - 17:45
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