Army organises curtain raiser event for Robert TA Badminton Tournament
IMPHAL, Jan 5
To commemorate the supreme sacrifice of the brave Lt Col (Late) Robert TA, a Badminton Tournament is being organised from January 7 to 10 by Red Shield Division at Senapati.
Lt Col Robert was the first Officer from Maram Naga community to join the Indian Army in 2004.
Robert laid down his life in the highest traditions of Indian Army while leading a snow clearance mission in Super High Altitude area of North Sikkim on May 14 2020, when a snow avalanche hit the team.
A Curtain Raiser Ceremony was organised yesterday at the braveheart's native town of Maram wherein Commander Senapati Brigade laid wreath and paid tribute to the comrade, said PRO (Defence), Kohima and Imphal said in a press release.
Chingpai Rangnamei wife of Lt Col (Late) Robert and his parents were also feted in the event held at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Maram - the Alma mater of Lt Col Robert, it added