Bombay Sappers : Bicentenary para drop, sky diving and para motors display

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Dighi (Pune), January 30, 2020: The bicentenary celebration of the Bombay Sappers commenced in style with a Para Adventure display including the Para Drop, Sky Diving and Para Motors Display by troops and veterans of the Bombay Sappers and teams of Army Adventure Wing.

This flawless demonstration showcased the mettle and professionalism of the Bombay Sappers and provided them a platform to showcase their prowess in adventure activities. The scintillating display motivated and cultivated a spirit of adventure amongst the young soldiers and the generation next witnessing the show.

The event commenced with the Para Motors show by the Army Adventure Wing Parachute team from PRTC Bangalore. This was followed by the Para jump in which senior serving officers & veterans participated. Some prominent names include Major General SK Jaswal (Retired), Lieutenant General SS Hasabnis, Deputy Chief of Army Staff (P&S), Lieutenant General Yogendra Dimri, General Officer Commanding, 21 Corps & Brigadier MJ Kumar, Commandant Bombay Engineer Group & Centre, Kirkee.

The event culminated with the Sky Diving display by Lieutenant General RR Goswami (Retired) & Brigadier SR Mazagaonkar (Retired) who are amongst the pioneers in Sky Diving in India.

It was indeed a befitting tribute to not only the martyrs who made supreme sacrifice in the service of nation but also to each & every serving and retired Bombay Sapper who has contributed to the glory of The Bombay Sappers in the past 200 years.