Chetak Corps celebrates Veterans Day

Chetak Corps celebrates Veterans Day

Armed Forces Veterans’ Day was celebrated under the aegis of Chetak Corps in Bathinda on Tuesday.

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, January 14

To acknowledge the ex-servicemen’s contribution, Armed Forces Veterans’ Day was celebrated under the aegis of Chetak Corps here on Tuesday.

The programme commenced with a wreath being laid by General Officer Commanding, Chetak Corps at “Yodha Yaadgar” to pay tributes to the martyrs. While addressing the gathering, he expressed his profound gratitude for the priceless sacrifices and selfless contributions made by the veterans towards upholding the rich heritage and tradition of the Indian Army. He also reassured them about the commitment of the Indian Army towards the well-being of the veterans, widows and their dependents.

On the occasion, the General Officer Commanding, Chetak Corps, also flagged off the ‘Chetak Gunners’ Cycle Expedition. The expedition is scheduled to traverse through remote villages in border areas of Punjab and Rajasthan covering a distance of 561 km and will reach out to veterans and also interact with youngsters.

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