Territorial Army Day Parade Start in Delhi

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New Delhi: The Territorial Army is part of the regular Indian Army. The Territorial Army in India (TA) is an organization of volunteers who receive military training for a few days in a year so that in case of an emergency they can be mobilized for the defense of the country. Defence Minister Manohor Parikkar attends the Territorial Army Day parade in New Delhi which held today.

The Territorial Army has a strength of approximately 40,000 first line troops (and 160,000 second line troops) comprising departmental Territorial Army units such as railway, IOC, ONGC, telecommunication and General Hospital, and the non-departmental Territorial Army units of infantry battalions and ecological battalions affiliated to various infantry regiments.

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