Defenceinfo Bureau Report
Amogh Division of the Indian Army celebrates its 44th anniversary on July, 15, 2015. The Division traces its glorious history to Foxtrot Sector which was raised on April, 15, 1971 at Ambala Cantonment. The sector was re-christened as an Infantry Division on July, 15, 1972.
It was a momentous day for the Amogh Division as three of its previous General Officers Commanding joined the present General Officer Commanding, Major General Bipin Bakshi, VSM, in paying homage to the martyrs by laying a wreath at the ‘Shaurya Sthal’ at Sadhuwali Cantonment.
The Amogh Division has lived up to the faith reposed in it by the Nation, be it guarding the borders or activities for national building. The troops of the Amogh Division continue to serve with utmost zeal and enthusiasm, drawing inspiration from the saga of bravery and sacrifice of their predecessors.
The Division has done yeoman service towards the welfare of ‘Veterans and Veer Naris’ by organising Ex-serviceman rallies and medical/blood donation camps on a regular basis. Over the decades, the Division has endeared itself with the local populace and continues to work in harmony with the civil authorities.
All ranks of the Division are ever ready to meet any challenges to national security and threat to the international border. On this occasion, the troops of Amogh Division rededicated themselves to the service of the Nation and re-affirmed their resolve to work for peace, prosperity and development in the state of Rajasthan & Punjab.
In his ‘Special Order of the Day’ for the occasion Major General Bipin Bakshi, VSM, extended his good wishes to all ranks and their families of Amogh Division and complimented the rank and file of the Division for their battle readiness state, stead fastness, self sacrifice and an exemplary sense of duty. He exhorted them to continue maintaining the exalted standards and strive for excellence through professionalism, dedication and devotion to duty.