First batch of 144 Agniveers join Ladakh Scouts

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Passing Out parade of the First batch of Agniveers in Ladakh Scouts

Trained at the one of the World’s highest Training Centres , the first batch of 144 Agniveers formally  joined the Indian Army after a magnificent passing out parade.These Agniveers graduated from Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, Leh.

The passing out parade was reviewed by Brig Dr BD Mishra (Retd), Lt Governor of UT Ladakh as the chief guest and was attended by a spectrum of military and civil dignitaries and parents of Agniveers.

The young Agniveers, hailing from different regions of Ladakh, enthusiastically participated in the parade. Lt Governor Brig Mishra  congratulated the soldiers for the impressive parade and meticulous turnout and urged them to devote their life in service to the Nation as proud soldiers of the Indian Army. He also congratulated the proud parents to have motivated their wards to join the Regiment.
Brig (Dr) B D Mishra , LG of UT Ladakh with Agniveer.

The LG complimented the Ladakh Scouts personnel for their outstanding performance in all spheres and praised their exceptional valour and sacrifice while upholding sovereignty of the Nation. He exhorted the Young Soldiers to continue to strive hard in pursuit of excellence in all spheres and take a solemn vow to defend the sovereignty of the Nation against all odds in the true spirit signified by the ethos of the Indian Army.

Seven  Agniveers were awarded medals for their outstanding performance during the training. Gaurav Padak was also presented to the proud parents who are either serving or have served in the Army and whose wards joined the Regiment as Agniveers.

It was  a proud moment for the family members and friends  of these recruits who had arrived from far flung areas to witness the grand ceremony.