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More than 700 youth join J&K Light Infantry, Ladakh regiment
Jammu & Kashmir

More than 700 youth join J&K Light Infantry, Ladakh regiment

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Jammu, Aug 31 : The Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre on Saturday showcased its latest batch of 575 passing out young soldiers from the state.
The recruit course serial number 118, on having completed one year of strenuous training, was attested at a glittering parade at the Bana Singh Parade Ground of JAK LI RC. The Passing Out Parade, depicting graduation of a Recruit and his transformation into a Young Soldier, was reviewed by Lt Gen Ashwani Kumar, Adjutant General and attended by parents and relatives of young soldiers from the state, besides a number of civil and military officers.

The Adjutant General congratulated the Young Soldiers for their immaculate Parade and urged them to give selfless service towards the Nation. Meanwhile, a fascinating Attestation Parade was held at the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, Leh, to mark the entry of 207 well-trained recruits into the Ladakh Scouts Regiment as Young Soldiers.
The impressive ceremony, conducted in consonance with the highest traditions of the Indian Army, was reviewed by Lieutenant General YK Joshi, GOC Fire and Fury Corps and Col of the Regiment, JAK RIF and Ladakh Scouts and was attended by a spectrum of civil and military dignitaries, including War Heroes of the Regiment and parents of the recruits.

The young Riflemen were awarded medals for their outstanding performance during training. Gaurav Padaks were presented to the proud parents, whose wards joined the Regiment as Young Soldiers.(UNI)