• Wed. Jul 17th, 2024

TRISHAKTI CORPS CELEBRATES 63RD RAISING DAY AT SUKNA WAR MEMORIAL

The Trishakti Corps of the Indian Army celebrated its 63 rd Raising Day yesterday at Sukna with military elan and traditional gaiety.Lieutenant General VPS Kaushik, General Officer Commanding Trishakti Corps laid a wreath at Sukna War Memorial and paid homage to the bravehearts who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

Trishakti Corps was raised on 10 May 1960 at Shillong and moved to its present location in 1962. True to its motto ‘AADI ANANT AJEYA’, the Corps proved its mettle in Liberation of Goa in 1961, the 1967 clashes of Natu La & Cho La in Sikkim, Liberation of Bangladesh in 1971 and OP JUNIPER in 2017. The historic battles of Bogra and Hilli which lead to the surrender of Pakistan’s 16 Infantry Division in 1971 are testimony to its heroic success. Presently, the Trishakti Corps keeps constant vigil of the Border areas and is well prepared for any battle.

The Corps, in addition to its deployment on borders, has provided invaluable assistance to civil administration during natural calamities and disasters.The General Officer Commanding in his message “exhorted all ranks to safeguard national integrity and to remain operationally ready to take on any challenges in future”.

The Corps Commander complimented all ranks on their high degree of commitment, alertness and professionalism.The GOC felicitated achievers in various fields and exhorted all ranks to continue to strive for excellence.

 

(Defence source)

Image source: Official Twitter,Trishakti Corps

Report- Pratyusha Mukherjee

(Author is a Sr.journalist working for a western media with 20 years of experience in covering the east and northeast, with specialisation in Defence and Sports.In her illustrated career she has covered many major events and achieved International and National media awards for Journalism).

 

 

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