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485 recruits attested into the Madras Regiment

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Press Trust of India Coimbatore
: A total of 485 recruits was Saturday attested into the oldest regiment of the Indian Army, the Madras Regiment in Wellington in Nilgiris district on Saturday.
After 46 weeks of tough training, the recruits could see their dreams come true when they wore olive greens and marched past the prestigious enclosed drill square, an official release said here.
The parade was reviewed by the Special Frontier Force IG Major General G S Bisht who appreciated the instructors and staff for achieving a high standard of drill in the attestation parade.
Also, he lauded the effort of Madras Regiment Centre to improve the standard of training to such a high level and congratulated the parents of the young soldiers in this moment of pride and glory.

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First Published: Mar 30 2019 | 8:55 PM IST

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