Indian Army celebrates 260th Corps Day with 260 km ‘Run For Martyrs’ to Delhi War Memorial

New Delhi: The Indian Army celebrated the 260th Corps Day of the Army Service Corps on Tuesday, 8th December. The day was marked by Lt. Gen. MKS Yadav, Director General Supplies & Transport and Senior Colonel Commandant, laying a wreath at the National War Memorial, Delhi, along with similar events at various ASC establishments across the country, according to a press communication from the Ministry of Defence.

To commemorate this occasion, a 260-kilometre Ultra Run, themed ‘Run for Martyrs’, was organised from War Memorial, Chandimandir, to National War Memorial, Delhi, from 4th to 8th December. The thirteen-member team led by Lt. Col. Inderjit Singh covered the distance in four days to promote the spirit of “Fit India Movement”. The run was flagged off by Lt. Gen. RP Singh, Army Commander Western Command, and paid homage to fallen heroes at various War Memorials en route at Ambala, Kunjpura, and Motilal Nehru Sports School, Rai, before they were flagged in by the Director-General Supplies & Transport on 8th December at the National War Memorial, the Defence Ministry stated.

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