Honour for 46 Armoured Regiment

President Pratibha Patil today bestowed the honour of 'Standard' on the 46 Armoured Regiment at Hisar Military Station. The President lauded the services rendered by 46 Armoured Regiment during war and peace time in last 26 years. The President, while presenting the Standard to the regiment, said this felicitation will further increase the responsibilities of the regiment. The President also released army stamp and envelope to mark on the occasion.

"Thunderbolts", as 46 Armoured Regiment is referred to, is a premier unit of the Indian Armoured corps which has participated in operations undertaken by the army. The ceremony had both foot and mounted parade in clock work precision and immaculate coordination. The parade was commanded by Col Sanjay Bhatia, Commandant of 46 Armoured regiment.

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