Srinagar: Three hundred and twenty three army recruits took part in an impressive Passing Out Parade (POP) at the Bana Singh Parade Ground in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.
Light Infantry Regimental Centre showcased its latest batch of 323 passing out recruits from the state.
Marching in precise unison with a singular aim of devoting their life in service of their nation, singing their Regimental Song `Balidanam Veer Lakshnam', the young soldiers inspired one and all as their voice echoed in the valley.
The POP was reviewed by Lieutenant General N.N. Nayar, Director General of recruitments.
'I recruit officers, JCOs and other rank officers in the Indian Army. The recruitment state of J-K in very strong. Wherever we hold a recruitment rally, thousands of people come and try to join the army. There is a lot of motivation. People are training hard,' said Nayar.
'Now people can apply online on our website for Indian army. Whenever there will be a recruitment rally, the person will be called,' he added.
These young soldiers, who passed out said that fighting militants and serving the country is the main reason for them to join the Indian army.
The POP was attended by 2,000 parents.