President Ram Nath Kovind met the Territorial Army fraternity on its 70th raising anniversary on Friday in New Delhi. Photo/Twitter (ADG PI - Indian Army)
President Ram Nath Kovind met the Territorial Army fraternity on its 70th raising anniversary on Friday in New Delhi. Photo/Twitter (ADG PI - Indian Army)

President Kovind meets members of Territorial Army on its 70th raising anniversary

ANI | Updated: Oct 18, 2019 21:59 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 18 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday interacted with the members of the Territorial Army at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on the occasion of 70th raising anniversary of the force.
The Territorial Army (TA) is a part of the regular army. Its present role is to relieve the regular army from static duties and assist the civil administration in dealing with natural calamities.
TA's role also extends to provide units for the regular army when the security of the country is threatened.
The modern Territorial Army was inaugurated by the first Governor-General of India C Rajagopalachari in 1949. (ANI)

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