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Indian army to participate in multinational exercise in Bangladesh

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    10Pointer
  • Categories
    World Affairs
  • Published
    2nd Apr, 2021

Context

The Multinational Military Exercise SHANTIR OGROSHENA 2021 is going to be held in Bangladesh.

About the Exercise

  • Commemoration: It is being conducted to commemorate the birth centenary of Bangladesh ‘Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahmanand to mark the glorious 50 years of its liberation. 
    • Peace exercise: The Exercise signifies the Front Runner of the Peace.
  • Theme: The theme of the exercise will be “Robust Peace Keeping Operations”.
  • Participation: The DOGRA Regiment of the Indian army along with the Bhutan army, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh Army will participate in the exercise.
  • Military observers: USA, UK, Turkey, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Singapore will be the observers.

Dogra Regiment: The regiment of the country’s Army traces its origin directly from the 17th Dogra Regiment of the British Indian Army.