Indian Army Chief receive the honorary General title of Nepal Army

Posted on:30 Mar 2017 13:58:37
Indian Army Chief receive the honorary General title of Nepal Army
30 March 2017 Current Affairs: Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat was conferred the title of honorary general of the Nepal Army by Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Gen Rawat was honoured at a special ceremony at the president's official residence 'Sheetal Niwas' in Kathmandu

She handed over a sword, an insignia and a certificate with regard to the honorary title to Gen Rawat.

The practice follows a six-decade-old tradition of decorating army chiefs of each other's country with the honorary title. Commander-in-Chief Gen Kodandera Madappa Cariappa was the first Indian Army chief to be decorated with the title in 1950.
Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat was conferred the title of honorary general of the Nepal Army by Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Gen Rawat was honoured at a special ceremony at the president's official residence 'Sheetal Niwas' in Kathmandu

She handed over a sword, an insignia and a certificate with regard to the honorary title to Gen Rawat.

The practice follows a six-decade-old tradition of decorating army chiefs of each other's country with the honorary title. Commander-in-Chief Gen Kodandera Madappa Cariappa was the first Indian Army chief to be decorated with the title in 1950.

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