Chief of AIR staff visits “NAGPUR TERRIERS”
Nagpur News : Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC, Chief of the Air Staff alongwith Mrs Lily Raha, President of the Air Force Wives Welfare Association (Central) visited the Historic Sitabuldi Fort. The Air Chief was accompanied by Air Marshal P Kanakraj, AVSM, VSM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Maintenance Command and Mrs Usha Kanakraj, President AFWWA (Regional).
During the visit Air chief was given a detailed account of the “Battle of Sitabuldi” by Colonel Vineet Mittal, Commanding Officer, 118 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) GRENADIERS and was shown the Sitabuldi Fort. The Chief evinced keen interest and was very inquisitive all through his visit.
He also complimented the unit for excellent upkeep of the Fort and unit area. It was for the first time that a service chief visited the ”NAGPUR TERRIERS” and this visit would get enshrined in the glorious history of the unit which celebrates its 75th Anniversary in August this year.