Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh presented trophies of Best Marching Continent of RD Parade 2020

Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh presented trophies of Best Marching Continent of RD Parade 2020

Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh presented trophies of Best Marching Continent of RD Parade 2020: Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh on 24 February 2020 presented trophies of best marching contingents for Republic Day Parade 2020. The Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent was adjudged the best contingent among the three Services. Air Marshal M S G Menon and Flight Lieutenant Shrikant Sharma received the trophy.

In Central Armed Police Forces, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) was named the best marching contingent. The trophy was received by DG CISF Shri Rajesh Ranjan and Deputy Commandant Prabh Simran Singh.

Speaking on the occasion, Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh congratulated the Indian Air Force (IAF) and  Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) contingents for their performances during the parade, adding that this was the result of hard work and training undergone by the participants which should be an inspiration for the others. Referring to the feedback received, Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh said this year’s Republic Day Parade was a grand success and congratulated all the agencies involved in its organisation.

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral (CNS) Karambir Singh, Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria, Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane, Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar, Secretary (Defence Finance) Smt Gargi Kaul and other senior military and civil officials of Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Home Affairs were also present on the occasion.

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