Indian Army organises weapons exhibition in Jalandhar
Jalandhar, Jan 15 (ANI): In a bid to inspire and educate young minds, the Indian Army organised an exhibition displaying its major weapons and communication technologies to residents in Jalandhar on Saturday.
Visitors were seeing exploring key weapons and communication technologies including artillery cannons, anti aircraft missiles, tank recovery vehicles and radars that were on display.
Interacting with mediapersons, Army officials said that the motive behind the show was to give visitors an insight into the respectable army life and inspire children to be a part of it.
"The motive behind this exhibition is that the children of our country become aware of the armed forces and the way it functions. We also give them an insight into the respectable life we have been living while serving for the Indian army," said Major General Sushil Kumar Agarwal.
Young visitors at the exhibition expressed their keen interest in joining the armed forces.
"I am very excited to be here at the exhibition. I have gained a lot of information from soldiers about tanks and weapons. I would want to join the Army once I grow up. The exhibition also has specially designed cameras on display that I really like," said a visitor, Joginder Singh.
With a mammoth strength of 1,129,900 active personnel and 960,000 reserve personnel, the Indian army is the world's largest standing volunteer army. (ANI)
Read More: Jalandhar | Jalandhar City Ho | Jalandhar Cantt Ho | Sadar Bazar Jalandhar Cantt | Pap Lines Jalandhar Cantt | Bsf Campus Jalandhar Cantt | Rec Jalandhar | Indian Press | Agarwal Mandi | Agarwal Paper Mill | Matri Indian Antartic Station | Kumar Nagar | Army Head Quarter | Indian Institute Of Technology | Indian Research Po | Indian Nation | Kumar Bo | Indian School Of Mines | Kumar Daga | Sushil Kumar Shinde
Israeli air strikes kill at least 18 in Gaza after truce collapse
August 21, 2014 at 12:39 AM
Donetsk residents flee the city as shelling intensifies
August 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM
Memories of German WWI atrocities haunt Belgium
August 20, 2014 at 11:06 PM
Lebanese church distributes aid for Iraqi refugees
August 20, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Survivors enlisted in Sierra Leone's Ebola battle
August 20, 2014 at 10:49 PM
"SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PREMIER LAUNCHES DREAM TEAM 15 (NNIS EXCLUSIVE) "
August 20, 2014 at 9:53 PM