Amid protracted India-China stand-off in eastern Ladakh, 131 young soldiers joined the prestigious Ladakh Scouts regiment in Leh on Saturday.
“Attestation Parade was held on Saturday at the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, Leh to mark the entry of 131 well-trained recruits into the Ladakh Scouts Regiment as young soldiers. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the profound ceremony was conducted without the parents of the recruits following all the norms and advisories.
The attestation parade was conducted in the highest traditions of the Indian Army and reviewed by Brigadier Arun CG, deputy general officer commanding, Leh Sub Area,” said a defence spokesperson.
The soldiers, hailing from all across Ladakh, took oath in unison to serve the nation. Also read: India and Japan to tie-up for 5G technologies, QUAD to pitch in
Arun CG congratulated them and urged them to devote their lives in the service to the nation as proud soldiers of the Indian Army.