Jaipur : A bicycle expedition on the theme ‘Join the Indian Army’ was flagged off by Lieutenant General J B Chaudhari, General Officer Commanding, Chetak Corps from the hinterland of Punjab, Bhatinda Military Station on 01 Aug 2022.
The cycling expedition team led by Major Varun Singh and 11 other members of Sarvada Agrani Brigade will cover a distance of 485 kilometers traversing the states whose bravehearts in large numbers are in service to the Nation. The team will move from Bathinda to Nateha, Fatehabad, Hissar, Isharwal, Loharu, Mahenderagarh, Nangal Chaudhary, Pragpura, Manoharpur with final destination being Jaipur, over the period of next 12 days.
The expedition being undertaken in consonance with the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mohostav’ also aims to spread awareness amongst the youth about the Indian Army as a career option & motivate the youth for enrolment into the Armed Forces. During the course of the journey the team would be interacting with the people on ground and also conduct lectures at various educational institutes, thereby educating the young minds about various entry schemes to join the Indian Army. The expedition also provides an excellent opportunity to the team to capture glimpses of the rich historic traditions & culture of the areas being visited.