SHILLONG: The passing out parade of recruits of 58 Gorkha Training Centre was held on Saturday at Happy Valley here. The parade marks the culmination of rigorous recruit training and completes the transformation of a determined recruit into a young soldier of the Army.
"In an impressive ceremony marked by immaculate turnout and precision marching, a total of 248 recruits took the 'Oath of Affirmation'. These young soldiers will now be dispatched to the numerous locations of Army. They will be always dedicated to protect our Motherland whenever the need arises," stated a release.
The parade was reviewed by Brigadier M Narendranath Sajan, Commandant 58 Gorkha Training Centre. He exhorted the young soldiers to strive to be the finest of the Army and congratulated them on this important juncture of their life.
In the presentation ceremony, Recruit Abhishek Sakia was awarded the 'Overall Best Recruit of 8 GR' and Recruit Manish Ale Magar was awarded the 'Best Recruit of 5 GR (FF)', stated the release signed by Lt Col P. Khongsai, Public Relation Officer (Defence) Guwahati.
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