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Pathankot: Army chief to honour frontline regiments

chandigarh Updated: Oct 20, 2014 17:01 IST
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Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh will present the honour of President's Standards here to two frontline Regiments of the Indian Army for their dedicated service, officials said.

Singh will visit the Pathankot-based Mamun army cantonment on November 5 to bestow the award to 50 Armoured Regiment and 84 Armoured Regiment for decades of meritorious and distinguished service to the nation, Ministry of Defence (MOD) in Jammu Lt Col Manish Mehta said.

"Gen Singh will be visiting Mamun, Pathankot in Punjab on November 5. The Chief of the Army Staff on behalf of President Pranab Mukherjee, will present the 'President's Standards' to 50 Armoured Regiment and 84 Armoured Regiment," he added.

A mounted parade with tanks will be one of the significant events of this historic occasion at Mamun Military Station, he added.

The function is scheduled to be conducted on November 5 at Mamun Military Station.

The event will be witnessed by a large number of military and civil dignitaries. The Chief of the Army Staff will also release a "Special Cover" to commemorate this historic event, Mehta said.

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