The Gajraj Corps of the Indian Army today celebrated its 56th Raising Day at a function held at its headquarters in Tezpur, Assam. The Gajraj Corps was raised by Lt Gen B M Kaul at Tezpur on 04 Oct 1962 in the midst of Indo-China conflict.
On this occasion Lt Gen G S Sangha, SM, VSM, GOC Gajraj Corps paid homage to martyrs during wreath laying ceremony and complimented all personnel for their dedication and devotion beyond the call of duty while serving in Counter Insurgency areas of Assam as well as in the inclement weather and remote areas of Arunachal Pradesh besides aiding civil population in the hours of need.
About Gajraj Corps
Gajraj Corps, deployed in Assam, has time and again used its limited resources to bring a ray of hope in the lives of the local residents who have been ravaged by the meance of militancy. One of the important areas where the Gajraj corps has made considerable efforts, is in the area of providing vocational training to the youth in order to make them self-sufficient, socially and economically. In this direction, various vocational training camps are being organised by Army at various locations in the state, so as to benefit the unemployed youth directly.