Chinar Corps Centenary Cycle Expedition flagged off at Nagrota

Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, May 16
As part of Chinar Corps Centenary Celebrations, a cycle expedition has been undertaken under aegis of the Himalayan Brigade of the Dagger Division involving three legs of about 450 km each traversing Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir Valley. Ten participants on each route shall traverse through extremely difficult terrain and climate to encourage spirit of adventure and highlight immense contribution of the Chinar Corps in last 100 years, while spreading a message of harmony, unity and progress. The Jammu leg of the expedition was today flagged off from Nagrota by Lieutenant General RR Nimbhorkar, General Officer Commanding, White Knight Corps . This leg of the expedition shall follow the old Moghul Route to Kashmir Valley. Speaking on the occasion, Lieutenant General RR Nimbhorkar highlighted the significance of the event and the immense contribution of Indian army in security and development of the region. He also duly emphasized the significance of adventure activities at the core of soldiering. The Zozila and Chinar legs of the expedition were also simultaneously flagged off from Leh and Baramulla respectively by Lieutenant General SK Patyal, General Officer Commanding, Fire and Fury Corps and Major General JS Nain, General Officer Commanding, Dagger Division. All three teams will be flagged in on 25 May 2016 at Headquarters of Chinar Corps, Badami Bagh Cantt, Srinagar in a special ceremony.

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