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South Western Command celebrates 14th Raising Day

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Tributes were paid today to the martyrs of at a solemn ceremony at 'Prerna Sthal' here to mark 14th raising day of

Lt Gen Vijay Singh, chief of staff, and other serving and retired officers laid wreaths at the ceremony, a defence said.

He said that South Western Command, the seventh and the youngest command of the Indian Army, turned 14 on 15 April, 2018.

Christened as the Sapta Shakti - it is eternally resolved to conform to its motto - Forever Victorious.

In addition to its primary role of operational preparedness, the command has contributed immensely to environmental protection, national integration, welfare of veterans, women and disabled soldiers, (MJSA), besides providing assistance to the civil administration, the added.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 15:45 IST