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DARMI, HEENA AND VIRAT AWARDED THE CHIEF OF THE ARMY STAFF COMMENDATION

Key Points:

  • Virat is a horse with a President's Bodyguard (PBG).
  • Darmi and Heena are Army dogs.

Virat:

  • PBG acquired a Hanoverian breed on September 12, 2000.
  • He performed his duties as a Commander's charger for more than a decade and spectacular spectators, including foreign dignitaries, with his trademark and confidence.

Darmi:

  • He was into service searching for rescue work in the Siachen Glacier area on April 25.

Heena:

  • He is a Labrador retriever.
  • He is a five-year-old tracker and is very loyal, aggressive, intelligent, obedient, and incredibly honest.

President's Bodyguard (PBG):

  • The President's Bodyguard (PBG) is an advanced household cavalry regiment of the Indian Army. It is the senior-most regiment in the ranks of the Indian Army units.
  • The primary role of the president's Bodyguard (PBG) is to accompany and protect the President of India, which is why the party is based in Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, India.
  • It is equipped as a mounted unit, with event horses in the presidential palace and BTR-80 vehicles used for combat.

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