131 young soldiers join Ladakh Scouts Regiment
Srinagar, Sep 26 (KNO): Attestation Parade was Saturday held at the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, Leh to mark the entry of 131 well trained recruits into the regiment as young soldiers, an official statement on Saturday said.
“Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the profound ceremony was conducted without the parents of the recruits following all the norms and advisories. The attestation parade was conducted in the highest traditions of the Indian Army and reviewed by Brig Arun CG, Deputy General Officer Commanding, Leh Sub Area,” a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said.
The young soldiers, hailing from all regions of Ladakh, took oath in unison to serve the nation.
Brig Arun CG congratulated them and urged them to devote their lives in the service to the Nation as proud soldiers of the Indian Army. He also exhorted the young soldiers to continue to strive hard in pursuit of excellence in all spheres of profession and take a solemn vow to uphold the sovereignty of the nation against all odds in the true spirit, signified by the ethos of the Indian Army.
The young riflemen were awarded medals for their outstanding performance during training. It was indeed a proud moment for the recruits who hail from far flung areas of Ladakh to join the Ladakh Scouts Regiment as young soldiers—(KNO)