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R-Day parade: Indian Military marching contingents to show evolution of uniforms, rifles

By means of PTI

NEW DELHI: How Indian Military uniforms and rifles have developed over the a long time might be on show at this 12 months’s Republic Day parade, Main Normal Alok Kakkar stated on Sunday.

3 marching contingents of the Indian Military will put on uniforms and lift rifles from earlier a long time, whilst one contingent will put on the brand new struggle uniform and lift the most recent Tavor rifles at Republic Day Parade-2022 (RDP-2022) as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrating the seventy fifth 12 months of India’s independence, he stated.

There might be a complete of six marching contingents of the Indian Military at RDP-22, he stated at a press convention.

Every marching contingent at RDP-22 will contain 96 infantrymen as an alternative of the standard 144 in order that correct consideration can also be given to COVID-19 protocol.

The Indian Military’s first marching contingent, of Rajput regiment infantrymen, will put on the Fifties uniform and lift 303 rifles, Kakkar stated. The second one marching contingent, of Assam regiment infantrymen, will put on the Sixties uniform of the Indian Military and lift 303 rifles.

The Seventies uniform of the Military might be worn through infantrymen of the Jammu and Kashmir Gentle Infantry regiment, who will shape the 3rd marching contingent, and they’re going to lift 7.62 mm self-loading rifles, he knowledgeable.

The fourth and 5th marching contingents might be of Sikh Gentle Infantry and Military Ordnance Corps Regiment respectively, he stated, including that those infantrymen will put on the present uniform of the Military and lift 5.56 mm Insas rifles, Kakkar famous.

The 6th contingent might be of Parachute regiment infantrymen who will put on the brand new struggle uniform, which was once unveiled previous this month, and lift Tavor rifles, he said.

Total, there might be a complete of 14 marching contingents — six of Military, one in all Army, one in all Air Power, 4 of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), two of Nationwide Cadet Corps (NCC), one in all Delhi police and one in all Nationwide Provider Scheme (NSS), he stated.

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