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Ceremonial send-off for Lt Gen Subramanyam

A GUARD of honour was given to outgoing General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Central Command Lt Gen Ram Subramanyam on his farewell to the army in the Cantonment here. The 11th Battalion Brigade of Guards provided the Guard of Honour, which was commanded by Captain PC Sirswal.

india Updated: Jan 02, 2006 00:59 IST

A GUARD of honour was given to outgoing General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Central Command Lt Gen Ram Subramanyam on his farewell to the army in the Cantonment here. The 11th Battalion Brigade of Guards provided the Guard of Honour, which was commanded by Captain PC Sirswal.

The ceremony started with colours being marched onto parade by Lt P Varma, after which a general salute was given to the reviewing officer, who then carried out inspection of the guard. This was followed by the marching of the colours. The army commander departed after being given a last salute by the guard of honour. The ceremony was the last official symbolic send-off for Lt Gen Ram Subramanyam, as he relinquished command of the prestigious ‘Surya Command’.

Ceremonial parade: A spectacular ceremonial parade marked commencement of the 242nd Raising Day Anniversary of the Army Medical Corps (AMC) at the AMC Centre and School in the Cantonment on Sunday. Colonel SN Mohanty commanded the parade in which eight officers, five JCOs and 165 other ranks participated. Lt-Gen Yogendra Singh, the Commandant of the AMC Centre, School and Records, reviewed the parade and took a salute at its marchpast.

hereafter, a wreath-laying ceremony was held at the AMC War Memorial to pay homage to AMC heroes who laid down their lives in the line of duty.

Raising Day Anniversary: The 58th Raising day Anniversary of the 11 Gorkha Rifles Regimental Centre (11 GRRC) was celebrated in the Cantonment on Sunday. The celebrations began in the morning with hoisting of the regimental flag on the centre premises by Brig AK Chaudhary, commandant, 11 Gorkha Rifles Regimental Centre.

A solemn wreath-laying ceremony was organised at the Centre War Memorial in honour of those who laid down their lives.

First Published: Jan 02, 2006 00:59 IST