Honouring Sports Persons

Indian Army is one of the best establishments to recognize sporting talents across the country. Besides having many sportsmen among it ranks, it also felicitates deserving sportsmen with honorary positions.

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra were given the rank of honourary Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army by President Pratibha Patil in Novermber 2011.




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