Indian Army Recruits Over 400 Jawans From Union Territory Of Jammu And KashmirAn Indian army contingent rehearses for Indian Republic Day parade along Rajpath in New Delhi. (Representative Image) (MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images)

The Indian Army on Saturday (7 December) recruited 404 freshly-trained youths from the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) at a passing-out-parade, reports Livemint.

The parade was the first such event in newly-enshrined UT of J&K since the nullification of the Article 370 by the Parliament on 5-6 August. The parade was held at the regimental centre of the J&K Light Infantry (JAKLI) at Rangreth.

The new recruits have been inducted into the force after completion of an extensive and exhaustive year-long training. Their induction and the parade was attended by General Officer Commanding (GoC) of the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon along with hundreds of parents and relatives of the recruits.

At the event, the Lt Gen Dhillon congratulated the newly-recruited jawans who are set to enter active service now, and also inspired them to dedicate selfless service to the nation.

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