A total of 69 newly-recruited soldiers were inducted into Assam Regiment on Tuesday.

An attestation parade was held at the Assam Regimental Centre located in Happy Valley, Shillong on Tuesday where the new recruits took oath of affirmation.

The parade was reviewed by General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 101 Area.

“In his address to the attested young soldiers, the reviewing officer extolled the virtues of selfless service to the country and recounted the contributions of the Northeast and Assam Regiment towards nation building,” said a defence press statement.

The scintillating ceremony was conducted with all COVID19 precautions at Parson Parade Ground in the centre, it said.

Assam Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army.

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