Indian Army expedition to commemorate Kargil Vijay Diwas flagged off

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 03 Jul 2018


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A motorcycle expedition comprising of ‘Shwet Ashw’, the elite motorcycle display team of the Corps of Military Police, was flagged off’ yesterday, to commemorate the victory of the Indian Army in Operation Vijay 1999.

The expedition was flagged off by Major General Sanjeev Narain, AVSM General Officer Commanding Karnataka & Kerala Sub Area from Core of Military Police, Centre and School, Bangalore.

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L-R: Lance Naik D Sashikant B; Naik Shiva Krishna CH; Lance Naik Santosh MK; Lt Col Vikram Rajebhosle and Havaldar Jangar Ananda.

Five highly experienced riders from the team from the Corps of Military Police, are participating in the expedition. The team will traverse across the country from Bangalore to Kargil and cover cities such as Belgaum, Pune, Mumbai, Vadodara, Udaipur, Nasirabad, New Delhi, Chandigarh, Manali, Sarchu and Leh, astride the TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi 4V Race Edition 2.0.

The expedition will conclude on July 24, 2018, at Kargil War Memorial as a part of the ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ celebrations. The aim of the expedition is to strengthen the brotherhood, pay homage to the supreme sacrifices made by India’s soldiers during the Kargil War and enhance the image of the Indian Army to motivate the youth to join this elite organisation.

The ‘Shwet Ashw’ was raised in 1952 at CMP Centre & School, Faizabad. Since then, the team has performed at various national and international events and holds three Guinness Book World Records to its name.  

 

 

A motorcycle expedition comprising of ‘Shwet Ashw’, the elite motorcycle display team of the Corps of Military Police, was flagged off’ yesterday, to commemorate the victory of the Indian Army in Operation Vijay 1999.

The expedition was flagged off by Major General Sanjeev Narain, AVSM General Officer Commanding Karnataka & Kerala Sub Area from Core of Military Police, Centre and School, Bangalore.

kargil-ride-flag-off-pic-1L-R: Lance Naik D Sashikant B; Naik Shiva Krishna CH; Lance Naik Santosh MK; Lt Col Vikram Rajebhosle and Havaldar Jangar Ananda.

Five highly experienced riders from the team from the Corps of Military Police, are participating in the expedition. The team will traverse across the country from Bangalore to Kargil and cover cities such as Belgaum, Pune, Mumbai, Vadodara, Udaipur, Nasirabad, New Delhi, Chandigarh, Manali, Sarchu and Leh, astride the TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi 4V Race Edition 2.0.

The expedition will conclude on July 24, 2018, at Kargil War Memorial as a part of the ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ celebrations. The aim of the expedition is to strengthen the brotherhood, pay homage to the supreme sacrifices made by India’s soldiers during the Kargil War and enhance the image of the Indian Army to motivate the youth to join this elite organisation.

The ‘Shwet Ashw’ was raised in 1952 at CMP Centre & School, Faizabad. Since then, the team has performed at various national and international events and holds three Guinness Book World Records to its name.  

 

 


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