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INDIAN ARMY EXPEDITION UNFURLS THE NATIONAL FLAG AT PIN PARVATI PASS

September 16, 2023 07:53 PM

Raj Sadosh/Abohar.

Indian Army personnel have successfully culminated in a high-altitude trekking expedition “Mud to Manikaran”. The expedition team unfurled the national flag at Pin Parvati Pass in Himachal Pradesh. On return, the expedition was flagged in by Major General DS Bisht, General Officer Commanding, Amogh Division at Sadhuwali Military Station near Abohar.

The expedition team of 2nd Battalion the Dogra Regiment, Amogh Division, comprised 12 members and was led by Major Kaushal Singh Chauhan. The expedition started from Mud in Lahaul Spiti district to Manikaran in Kullu district and covered a distance of 110 Kms in rugged terrain with treacherous heights ranging from 1,700 meters to 5,319 meters.

The expedition was flagged off by Brigadier K Loganathan, Deputy General Officer Commanding, Amogh Division from Sadhuwali Military Station on August 12 with an aim to commemorate 76 glorious years of Independence, to pay homage to the fallen heroes, promote the spirit of adventure among the troops and develop a close connect with locals.

The participants said that the expedition involved multiple challenges wherein the team members had to face inclement weather and numerous water bodies which demanded high standards of physical and mental robustness. 

 
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