New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Sikh Light Infantry was adjudged the best marching contingent amongst the three services while the CRPF won the top spot amongst the paramilitary forces at this year’s Republic Day parade, it was announced here Tuesday.
“In the services category, Territorial Army (Sikh LI) has been adjudged the best marching contingent. In the category of paramilitary forces and other auxiliary marching contingents, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been adjudged the best,” a defence ministry statement said.
As in previous years, the ministry this year too appointed three panels of judges for assessing the marching contingents from three services and the paramilitary Forces.
All the winning contingents will be awarded trophies and prizes by the defence minister in functions that will be held soon.