In pictures: Indian celebrities who played their part for the Indian army

author_img Published :  25th July 2019 06:27 PM   |   Published :   |  25th July 2019 06:27 PM
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Territorial Army has given the honorary rank of lieutenant colonel to M. S. Dhoni.
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Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra was awarded the rank of Lieutenant colonel in the Indian army.
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Sachin Tendulkar joined Indian Air Force with the rank of group captain and became the first person without an aviation background to receive this honour.
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Kapil Dev awarded the rank of lieutenant colonel by the army.
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Actor Mohanlal is the first and the only actor who received the honorary rank of lieutenant colonel in the Territorial Army of India
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Commissioned as a lieutenant in Territorial Army, Sachin Pilot became the first union minister to get this rank.
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Milka Singh was commissioned to JCO from Sepoy taking his achievement of Asian games 1958 into confederation.
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Lieutenant Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore won a silver medal in double trap event in Athens Olympics in 2004 and became a star in India.
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Subedar Major Vijay Kumar grabbed the silver medal in 25m rapid fire pistol event in the summer Olympics 2012.

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