Jammu and Kashmir Rifles to guard Rashtrapati Bhavan from Saturday

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New Delhi, Oct 8(ANI): The 15th Battalion of the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles will replace the outgoing 6th Battalion of the Assam Rifles during the Ceremonial Changing of the Guard Ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday.

The ceremony is held on Saturdays at Rashtrapati Bhavan, and this time the taking over session will have added attraction and special features.

The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. and end at about 9.45 a.m. and the spectacle can be watched free of charge.

The Changing of the Guard Ceremony has been attracting tourists, as it has a very ancient tradition in which the Infantry Army Guards and the President's Body Guards change guard with clock-work precision.

This tradition days back to the raising of the president's body guards in 1773. (ANI)

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