Army Engineers celebrate 236th corps day

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Chandigarh, Nov 18: The Indian Army's Corps of Engineers, also called the Sappers, today celebrated their 236th Corps Day here.

On this occasion, a wreath laying ceremony to pay tribute to martyrs was organised at the Veer Smriti at Chandimandir cantonment, a defence spokesman said.

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Maj Gen A V Krishna, the Chief Engineer of Western Command, and retired army engineers paid tributes to the martyrs, he said.

"Sappers of the Western Command have been on the forefront for the development of border areas with better road connectivity and improved infrastructure for the populace," the spokesman said.

Engineers are one of the oldest supporting arms of the Army and consists of four wings -- Combat Engineers, Military Engineering Services, Border Roads Organisation and Military Survey, he informed. 


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