Thursday, December 21, 2017

Indian Army's Judge Advocate General’s Department Celebrates Thirty Fourth Corps Day

The Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Department celebrated its 34th Corps Day on 21 December 2017.  To mark the occasion, a Wreath Laying ceremony was held at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate. Wreaths were laid by Lt Gen Ashwani Kumar, Adjutant General and Colonel Commandant of JAG Department along with Maj Gen VC Chitravanshi and other serving officers, soldiers and veterans.

The JAG’s Department is the judicial and legal wing of the Army which deals with disciplinary cases and litigation. The Department is actively involved in assisting all ranks in observing Human Rights and the rule of law.

The origin and evolution of JAG’s Department, is linked with the evolution of Military Law in England and traces its history to British “Article of War-1385”.  It was on this day in the year 1949 that the Bill for the enactment of the Army Act was introduced in the Parliament.

GOC TASA Felicitates TES Topper Vidul Thimannna

Vidul Thimanna who recently topped the all India Merit List of the Technical Entry Scheme (TES) to join the Indian Army was today felicitated by Major General N Srinivas Rao, General Officer Commending, Telangana and Andhra sub area.

Vidul son of Colonel CM Thimanna, a Saurya Chakra awardee presently posted at MCEME Secunderabad and Mrs Veena Thimanna on being felicitated thanked the GOC TASA and stated that it was a proud moment for him on being honoured and such nice gestures shall continue to motivate and encourage him to put in his best in all his future endeavours.

He further attributed his success to the Principal and Staff of Army Public School Bolarum for their continuous support and guidance towards this achievement. 

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