PLA officers celebrate Republic Day with Indian Army

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 00:06

Kolkata: Signalling rare bonhomie among the two armies, officers of the Chinese People`s Liberation Army (PLA) celebrated Republic Day with jawans of the Indian Army at the international border, officials said here on Monday.

At Nathu La pass in Sikkim, a special Border Personnel Meeting was organised with a delegation of seven officers led by a Brigadier equivalent officer of PLA yesterday.

The PLA delegation wished the troops of Indian Army on the occasion of Republic Day and the meeting was followed by a cultural programme from both sides, Army sources said.

The occasion was celebrated with enthusiasm and patriotism under Trishakti Corps and its Mountain Divisions.
At the Corps HQ in Sukna, all officers and jawans paid tribute to the martyrs at the war memorial.

GOC Trishakti Corps Lt Gen KJ Singh laid a wreath on behalf of all soldiers of the Corps.


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First Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 00:06

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