LEH, Nov 10: A fascinating attestation parade was held at the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, here to mark the entry of 172 well trained recruits into the regiment as young soldiers.
The ceremony conducted in consonance with the highest traditions of the Indian Army, was reviewed by Lieutenant General YK Joshi, GOC Fire and Fury Corps and Colonel of the Regiment JAK RIF and Ladakh Scouts and was attended by a spectrum of civil and military dignitaries, war heroes of the regiment and parents of the recruits.
The young soldiers hailing from all regions of Ladakh took oath in unison to serve the Nation. The Reviewing Officer exhorted the young soldiers to continue to strive hard in pursuit of excellence in all spheres and take a solemn vow to defend 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.
Gaurav Padak was also presented to the serving and retired personnel of the regiment whose wards joined the regiment as young soldiers.