CELEBRATES 23rd RAISING DAY
Srinagar, 05 Sep 2022. ‘Fire and Fury Corps’ celebrated it’s 23rd Raising Day on 01 September 2022 at Leh, with a solemn Wreath Laying ceremony at Leh War Memorial to honour the brave soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice during various operations in Ladakh. Lieutenant General Anindya Sengupta, General Officer Commanding, Fire and Fury Corps laid a wreath at the Leh War Memorial on behalf of all ranks of Fire and Fury Corps. A Special Sainik Sammelan by General Officer Commanding, Fire and Fury Corps was also organised wherein he addressed all ranks on the momentous occasion.
The elite Fire and Fury Corps was raised on 01 September 1999 in the aftermath of the Kargil War. Since its raising, the Corps has successfully ensured sanctity of the Line of Control with Pakistan as well as Line of Actual Control with China, while maintaining eternal vigil at some of the highest battlefields in the world including the Siachen Glacier.
The Corps, since its raising, has been instrumental in development of infrastructure in Ladakh for common use of the Army and civilians, thereby promoting development in Ladakh. The Corps has stood steadfast with the people of Ladakh in times of natural calamities, providing assistance and support in relief, rescue and rebuilding of infrastructure.
On the auspicious occasion of the Raising Day of the Corps, all ranks once again pledged to defend our borders with their blood and reaffirmed their wholehearted support to the people of Ladakh.