The Western Command Headquarters on Wednesday organised an arms exhibition-and-martial arts display, ‘Hamari Army Hamari Shaan’, at Sukhna Lake as part of a series of events planned by the Army to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war.
Various weapon systems were put on display, including small arms such as 5.56 rifle, light machine gun and multiple barrel grenade launcher. An army recruitment kiosk was also set up and banners were put up with details of the various battles fought by units of Western Command during the 1965 war.
The event was inaugurated by Lt Gen K J Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command.
A military band and an ensemble of pipes and drums was also present playing martial tunes while performances of gatka, simulation of khukhri fight and zumba dance-and-fitness were also put up.
A large number of officers and jawans, along with their families, were also present on the occasion while visitors to Sukhna Lake also witnessed the event.