Lt Gen CP Mohanty reviewed operational readiness (Photo tweeted by PRO Defence, Jaipur)
Lt Gen CP Mohanty reviewed operational readiness (Photo tweeted by PRO Defence, Jaipur)

Southern Army Commander reviews operational readiness of Konark Corps

ANI | Updated: Aug 27, 2020 05:46 IST


Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], August 27 (ANI): Southern Army Commander Lieutenant General CP Mohanty reviewed the operational readiness of Konark Corps on Wednesday.
He complimented all ranks on their dedicated efforts & high training standards to meet any security challenges & maintaining national sovereignty: PRO Defence, Jaipur

"Lt Gen CP Mohanty Army Commander #SouthernCommand #IndianArmy reviewed the operational readiness of #KonarkCorps. He complimented all ranks on their dedicated efforts & high training standards to meet any security challenges & maintaining national sovereignty," PRO Defence, Jaipur said in a tweet.
With the experience gained during 1971 India - Pak War and increasing operational importance of the vast desert sector, 'Konark Corps' was raised on the auspicious day of Shivratri on 26 February 1987 under Lieutenant General A K Chatterjee.
The Corps adopted "Konark" as its formation insignia after Konark Sun Temple of Puri, as a symbolic representation of the radiation of sun in eight cardinal directions, thereby establishing a spiritual link with the Sun City. (ANI)

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