Jalandhar, Sept 28 (UNI) Vajra Corps GOC designate Maj Gen SS Kumar flagged in a Vajra Sappers Cycle Rally which reached Jalandhar Cantonment today.
In keeping with the gallant traditions of the adventurous Vajra Sappers, the rally was undertaken to commemorate the 227th anniversary of the Corps of Engineers. The Vajra Sappers team comprising of 12 cyclists and led by Lt Vikram Singh of THE NINETEEN was flagged off from Trivandrum to Bangalore by Brig P M Hariz on September 6.
During the expedition, the team met a large number of ex-servicmen and widows. The aim of the expedition was to foster camaraderie between the serving and retired soldiers and to enhance awareness in Vajra Sappers about the geographical, social and cultural background of the soldiers.
A large number of feedback forms and applications were collected from ex-servicemen and widows. The aim of the cycle team was also to resolve the problems of various ex-servicemen and to suggest necessary remedial measures.