Indian Army celebrated the 73rd Raising Day of Territorial Army on 9th October 2022. The Raising Day of the Territorial Army is celebrated to commemorate its raising by the first Governor General Shri C Rajagopalachari on this day in 1949. On the 73rd Raising Day Lieutenant General Preet Mohinder Singh, Director General of the Territorial Army paid tribute to the fallen heroes of the Territorial Army by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial.
Key Points related to 73rd Raising Day
- The celebration of the 73rd Raising Day began with a tree plantation at the Bharti Mines in Delhi.
- Ten thousand saplings were planted by the Ecological Task Forces of the Territorial Army.
- Apart from this, all ranks and families volunteered in the Blood Donation camp at 124 Infantry Battalion SIKH in Delhi.
- The Territorial Army has ten Ecological Battalion working for the restoration of the environment in the country by carrying out afforestation in rugged and inhospitable terrain, reviving wetlands, restoring water bodies, and contributing to the Clean Ganga Project.