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Army's One Medium Regiment celebrates platinum jubilee

Indian Army's One Medium Regiment today celebrated its platinum jubilee here and carried out a mounted parade of artillery guns in the country.

india Updated: Jan 16, 2010 16:47 IST

Indian Army's One Medium Regiment today celebrated its platinum jubilee here and carried out a mounted parade of artillery guns in the country.

Congratulating the unit on the occasion, Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor said the regiment's achievements in
different wars fought by India were exemplary and urged the troops to maintain high standards.

The highlights of the parade, which was led by the regiment's Commanding Officer Colonel P C Pawar, include the
BMP infantry combat vehicles and M-46 130 mm artillery guns of the unit.

South-western Army Commander Lieutenant General CKS Sabu and 12 Corps Chief Lt Gen A M Verma were also present on the occasion.

Established in 1935, the regiment took part in World War-II and had received its battle honours while fighting against
Japanese troops in Burma.