Thousands of youths from the northern region of Kashmir participated in the recruitment rally organised by the Army, it said on Thursday. The recruitment drive was held in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. The youths participated from Baramulla district, Kupwara district and Bandipora district.
The Indian Army's official handle took to Instagram, writing a post and sharing a video of a long queue of the youth waiting to attend the rally.
The enthusiasm of Kashmiri youth to become part of the Indian Army is indeed inspiring, read the post.
"Recruitment rally is being organised at Baramulla area wherein thousands of youths from North Kashmir region (Baramulla, Kupwara and Bandipura) districts have participated. The enthusiasm of Kashmiri youth to become part of #indianarmy is indeed inspiring," said the post.
Earlier on Tuesday, a large number of Kashmiri youth had braved the snowfall and rains to take part in the recruitment drive.
“Youth of Kashmir turned in large numbers to join Armed Forces. The recruitment drive is being conducted at Gantamulla, Baramulla. Immense patriotic fervour, idea of better life & career in #IndianArmy are great cause for #KashmiriYouth," shared the official handle on Instagram. An accompanying video showed many standing in long queues in sheltered areas amid heavy snow and rainfall.