Sahil Sharma:- Indian Army organized ‘Know Your Forces’, an equipment display event for the local youth and school children of rajouri district here today. An impressive array of weapons and equipment including guns, infantry weapons, aero-models, horses, sniffer dogs and specialized equipment of indian army were displayed at Rane Hawai Patti, Airport Landing Ground (ALG), Rajouri.
A dog show by the army dogs enthralled the school children, the crowd was mesmerized by the skills and level of training imparted to these animals.About 800 students of schools and colleges of the Rajouri region attended the colorful event. The event provided opportunity for an informal interaction between the military and civil administration to include Station Commander & DC Rajouri.
This initiative is one among the various steps taken by the army to bridge the gap between the local population and the security forces.This event has motivated the local youth to know more about the Indian army and take up the noble profession of the armed forces. The event provided a golden opportunity to the young students to acquaint themselves with the various weapons and latest development in the army. The enthusiasm of the students was a treat to watch.
“I would like to thanks Indian army for organizing such a wonderful and informative event for us.The display programme has given us first hand knowledge to know more about the equipment’s which are used by Indian army during their various assignments”, a local student added.
While addressing the media persons, Mr.Mohd Ajaz Asad, DDC, Rajouri said that these camps helps in creating awareness among the youth.Also,the civilian and the students must know about the equipment’s and weapons equipped with latest technology which our army is using.
The prominent personalities present on the occasion were Station Commander, Town Commander, Mr.Mohd Ajaz Asad, DDC, Rajouri, Mr.Yougal Manhas, SSP, Rajouri,Officials from Indian Army and civil administration also participated.