Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, October 1
The 81st Elevating Day of the Mahar Regiment was commemorated by officers and veterans of the regiment’s Chandigarh Chapter right here on Friday. Basic Officer Commanding, 11 Corps, Lt Gen C. Bansi Ponnapa, who can be Colonel of the Mahar Regiment, was the chief visitor on the event.
The Colonel of the Regiment addressed the officers and veterans, which was adopted by replace on regimental and repair issues by the Commandant of the Mahar Regimental Centre. Battle veterans had been remembered and homage was paid to troopers who had laid down their lives within the line of responsibility.
The Elevating Day was celebrated concurrently at 5 nodal cities, together with Secunderabad, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune and Chandigarh. The occasion was reside streamed in any respect places and a felicitation message was learn out by one senior veteran from every location.
The Mahar Regiment was raised on October 1, 1941, at Belgaum and has served the nation for 80 years. Throughout this era, the Regiment has participated within the Second World Battle and all main publish Independence wars and operations.
It was additionally concerned in a number of United Nations peace-keeping missions in addition to counter insurgency and anti-military operations. Throughout these operations, the regiment received many Battle Honours and gallantry awards, together with the Param Vir Chakra and Ashok Chakra.