History created by BJP MP and BCCI President Anurag Thakur!! He is going to be first serving BJP MP to join Indian Army Force. He will be joining the Army on 29th of July. Thakur made it to the TA after clearing an exam and a personal interview conducted in Chandigarh and training held in Bhopal.
Official Facebook page of Anurag Thakur posted the below image of Anurag Thakur with the caption “Team AT: Anurag Thakur will be joining the #TerritorialArmy on 29th July, 2016. He has given the TA exam,here’s a picture from Bhopal. We’ll share more updates soon!”
As a regular officer, the Lok Sabha member from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh will have to undergo a mandatory training.
“I am very excited. It is a dream come true for me. I always wanted to wear the (military) uniform and contribute to the country’s security but could not,” he told PTI.
“I am keenly looking forward to my training and serving the country,” he said.
On what he looked forward to do in the TA, Thakur said there are several issues concerning the forces which he had seen and dealt with from outside but “now I will be able to see the conditions from inside and will be in a better position to raise issues as an MP.”
Congratulations to you Anurag Thakur, it’s a big achievement!!