|Early Times Report|
Leh, Apr 21 : The Hall of Fame at Leh was established in 1986 to showcase the valour, sacrifice and achievements of the Indian Army during various operations in Ladakh, in addition to displaying the culture and heritage of the Ladakh Region. Over the past three decades, the institute has become a major attraction for domestic and foreign tourists alike, having an annual footfall of over 1,50,000 visitors.
With the onset of the summer season, 'Beating the Retreat Ceremony' was conducted at the Hall of Fame on 20 Apr 2019 at 1830hrs to pay homage to the Martyrs. Lt Gen YK Joshi, General Officer Commanding "Fire and Fury" Corps was the chief guest for the ceremony.
The event was attended by a number of civil and military dignitaries of Ladakh Region. The mesmerizing event commenced with conduct of the 'Beating the Retreat Ceremony', by the Ceremonial Guard followed by a Vibrant Pipe & Brass Band Fusion display. The event was also witnessed by local populace with enthusiasm and provided an excellent opportunity to strengthen the bond between the locals and the Army.