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Wednesday, 7 October 2020

Kharga Corps celebrates 50th Raising Day

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 6

The Kharga Corps celebrated its 50th Raising Day with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Vijay Smarak War Memorial in Ambala Cantonment today.

The Corps Commander, Lt Gen SS Mahal, paid floral tributes at the memorial on behalf of all ranks of the Corps. He also conveyed his felicitations and best wishes to all ranks, veterans, civil employees and families of the Corps on the occasion.

Kharga Corps was raised on October 6, 1971, at Krishna Nagar in then East Pakistan in the prelude to the Bangladesh campaign and displayed unparalleled bravery in the operations for liberation of Bangladesh. The Corps has always lived up to its emblem of Kharga, the mythical weapon of Goddess Kali, symbolising destruction of enemy in battlefield.

One of the post potent strike formations of the Army, the formation has evolved into a battle hardened outfit over the years and has not only contributed immensely in enhancing the security of the next, but also assisted the civil administration in times of need.

from The Tribune

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