Sudarshan Chakra Corps fetes Indian Navy motorcycle expedition team

Bhopal : Indian Navy Motor bike expedition team, ‘Rhino Ride’  flagged off on 18 Apr from Mumbai to commemorate the 25th Anniversary celebration of INS Brahmaputra reached Bhopal on 22 Apr 24. Lt Gen Prit Pal Singh, AVSM, GOC, Sudarshan Chakra Corps interacted with the team and felicitated the riders. Later, ‘Rhino Ride’ also paid homage at the War memorials of HQ 21 Corps, 3 EME Centre and Shaurya Smarak.

‘INS Brahmaputra’, indigenously built ‘Brahmaputra class’ of frigates was commissioned on 14 Apr 2000. The ship forms a formidable part of Western fleet as ‘Modified Leopard class Anti- Aircraft Frigate’ which participated in the 1965 and 1971 Indo-Pak wars. The rally consisting of ’12 Rhino Riders’ rode out on their journey to cover a total distance of 3000Km from Mumbai to Brahmaputra River at Kaziranga National park, Assam across the country. The team will culminate their expedition at Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

‘Rhino Ride’ expedition is dedicated to promote greater Tri-service Jointmanship with endeavor to honour Veterans and promote community outreach. The aim is to inspire youth in schools/ NCC units enroute to join the Armed Forces and serve the nation. The team will also emphasis on ‘Save Rhino Campaign’ and visit ‘Kaziranga National Park’ as part of it.

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