As many as 259 young boys from Jammu and Kashmir have joined Indian Army's Jammu Kashmir Lite Infantry (JKLI) Battalion with an aim to fight for the nation.
Hundreds of J-K youth join Indian Army
The youth were inducted in the battalion after completing the one-year course of JKLI battalion at Regimental Centre in Srinagar's Rengrath. They joined the army with an aim of devoting their lives in service of their nation.
Their passing out parade, depicting graduation of recruits and their transformation into young soldiers, was reviewed by Major General MK Das, Colonel of the regiment, JKLI.
The event was attended by the parents and relatives of the young soldiers along with a number of civil and military dignitaries.