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Aviash Chhetry creates another record in IMA with 'Sword of Honour'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 Jun 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From Our Correspondent

Mangaldai, June 10: After creating a record in the history of the prestigious tiol Defense Academy (NDA) with the President’s Gold Medal and Best Cadet Award last year, Assam’s ‘worthy son’ Aviash Chhetry has again created a record in Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun claiming the ‘Sword of honour’ with the ‘Gold Medal’ award being adjudged as the Best Cadet in the Passing out Parade (PoP) organized in the IMA on Saturday.

Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat presented the ‘Sword of Honour’ and the Gold Medal in the passing out ceremony in traditiol army style. Earlier Lieutent Aviash Chhetry in NDA was the first cadet from Assam and the second from the north-eastern region to won the President’s Gold Medal and Best Cadet award who also commanded the passing out parade. With hard work, devotion and determition to the true sense, this smiling cadet of Assam, Aviash Chhetry this year too created a record in the IMA to become the only son of Assam to receive the ‘Sword of Honour’ and the Gold Medal for his extraordiry performance by standing first in the overall order of merit. He also enjoyed the privilege to command the passing out parade in the IMA.

Aviash Chhetry, son of Pur Bahadur Chhetry, origilly from Sadiya in Tinisukia district and currently serving as the Assistant Director in Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD) under the Home Ministry in New Delhi and Anja Chhetry, had completed his primary education in Tezpur and then got selected as the only boy from Assam for admission in the Rastriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun. He also proved his quality in the RIMC. Pur Bahadur Chhetry and Anja Chhetry, accompanied by Subhalakhsmi Kataki, today attended the passing out ceremony. This year a total of 490 cadets of the country and 56 cadets from friendly neighbouring foreign countries took part in the passing out parade.

Director General of Military Operation (DGMO) Lt. Gen. AK Bhatt, GOC in Chief of Indian Military Academy, Lt. Gen. SK Upadhyaya and other senior officials, parents of all the cadets were also present in the passing out ceremony.

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