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Southern Command Celebrates 129th Raising Day

Southern Command Celebrates 129th Raising Day

Pune, Apr 1 (UNI) The elite HQ Southern Command of Indian Army, located at Pune observed its 129th Raising Day on Saturday, having been in service of the nation since 1895.
On this historic occasion, rich tributes were paid to brave martyrs, who without any fear or remorse have laid down their lives in the service of the motherland.
Southern Command, is the oldest and the largest command of the Indian Army, covering nearly 40 pc of Indian landmass spread over eleven States and three Union Territories. This Command with its history and glorious traditions of over 129 years is a live example of valour, sacrifice & selfless service. Over the years, the Command has adapted itself rapidly to the changing operational milieu and has kept itself abreast of the contemporary technologies and best practices to further hone its core competencies, said defence release.

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