In preparation for its 47th Raising Day on 1st February , the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) held a Bike Rally in Gandhinagar on Friday. The rally’s goal was to instil patriotism in line with the ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’. Furthermore, the rally is intended to encourage young people and the general public to join the armed forces.
The Rally was flagged off by ICG veterans Commandant AK Saxena (Retd) and Commandant Devansh Trivedi, TM (Retd) in presence of Inspector General AK Harbola, TM, Commander Coast Guard Region (North-West). Commandant Devansh Trivedi (Retd) is a native of Gujarat and a recipient of “Tatrakshak Medal” for Gallantry.
The Rally led by Women Officers of ICG commenced from Udyog Bhavan and passed through major spots of Gandhinagar, covering a total distance of 47 Kms. The ICG personnel enroute interacted with local youth and briefed them about ICG Service. The Bike Rally was the first in a series of events being organised to commemorate ICG Raising Day which is scheduled on 01 Feb 23.
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