DAINIK NATION BUREAU
The historic Chetwode Drill Square of Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun witnessed the Deputy Commandant’s parade on Tuesday.
In the parade, 363 Indian and 78 foreign Gentlemen Cadets participated with vigour, zeal and enthusiasm with perfect drill movements. The spectacular parade was reviewed by the Deputy Commandant and Chief Instructor of the IMA, Maj Gen J S Nehra.
In his address he complimented the Gentlemen Cadets of the Passing Out Course for a good parade and mentioned that the efforts of the faculty and the hard work of the GCs were quite evident from the crisp and coordinated movements.
The IMA Chief Instructor said that he was confident that the standards will further improve as the final Passing Out Parade on December 9 draws near. He congratulated the Gentlemen Cadets for the hard work put in and for having finally reached the threshold to a world filled with challenges and responsibilities.
The IMA Deputy Commandant said that the GCs have been taught repeatedly to ‘Lead by example’ and the soldiers who would be under their command should look up to them with pride. The duty of the IMA to train the GCs ends hereinafter, after which they will step into their Units and Regiments, who will groom them further and make them responsible and competent leaders. The performance was really eye catching.The event was witnessed by large number of school children, local citizens and army personnel with their friends and families.