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616 Cadets Pass Out With Pride From The Indian Military Academy

Dehradun : It was a moment of pride for friends and family as the Indian Army got richer by 616 gentleman cadets. Held in Dehradun,  with the magnificent Chetwode building as the backdrop, this was the Indian Army’s 136th Regular Course passing out parade.The cadets put up a fantastic show as 616 of them, including 71 foreign cadets from 11 friendly nations - 44 from Afghanistan, 12 from Tazakistan, four from Bhutan, one each from Maldives, Lesotho, Fiji, Kazakhstan, two from Seychelles, Nigeria and Tanzania - joined the passing out brigade at the drill square. It was a day to remember for the young officers of the country as their hard work, perseverance, and tough training finally saw their dream come true. 

The Chief of Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan was the Reviewing Officer at the Parade. Anxious parents, wardens and guardians witnessed the memorable moment as they crossed the Chetwood threshold to become officers of the Army.  A parade inspection, sword of honour, piping and oath ceremony which concluded with the officers’ voice resonating in the Academy singing ‘Kadam Kadam Badhaye Ja’ was a part of the two-hour long programme.  The Indian Military Academy Dehradun stands tall as one of the premier military institutes in the world today, keeping alive the tradition of producing excellent servants of the country.
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