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16 AR organises band display
Published on 30 Sep. 2009 1:07 AM IST
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A military band display was organized at the helipad ground of 16 Assam Rifles of 5 Sector, AR at Kohima under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) and HQ 3 Corps for the general public as well as families of Assam Rifles to give them a glimpse of the Brass Band and Pipe Band’s exhilarating performance. According to a defence release, the concert was a part of the Army’s drive for showcasing the facets of Army life and abundant opportunities that the armed forces offered besides attracting the prospective young and smart boys into the Armed forces. The event commenced with the magnificent display by the band of the Bihar Regimental Centre mesmerizing the audience with their melodious performance, followed by mass band display of the combine pipe band of all the pipe bands under 5 Sector, AR who flawlessly performed various formations in perfect synchronization making the audience spell bound. The event finally came to an end with the heartfelt rendering of “The Retreat” by both the brass and pipe bands combined with buglers. Approximately 700 audience including civilian and military dignitaries graced the event the excellent performance displayed by both the Assam Rifles pipe bands and Brass bands of Bihar Regimental Centre was highly appreciated by everyone who were present for the event.

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