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Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and Indian Defence Forces- Mahar Regiment in Nation Building


Date: 21 Feb 2018

The Department of Ambedkar Studies, Ambedkar Chair (Adhyasan) and the Department of Defence And Strategic Studies, SPPU, has successfully organized a Regional Conference on, “Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and Indian Defence Forces- Mahar Regiment in Nation Building”, at the YC-NISDA Library Hall, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Bhavan, SPPU, on 21st & 22nd February, 2018.

Happy to host veteran eminent decorated officers from the Indian Army, who worked in Mahar Regiment and played crucial role in Nation Building. Following are the topics that the experts spoke on:

1. Contribution of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar to Defence Forces by Prof (Dr) Vijay Khare
2. Brief History of Indian Army by Col N H Khan
3. Indian Army Officers – Versatile roles by Brig D J Deore
4. Mahar soldier in army of Chhatrapati Shivaji & British Indian Army by Brig M R Mutatkar
5. Establishment & Evolution of The Mahar Regt and Contribution Post-Independence ( upto & including 1971 operations) by Brig A S Adhikari, VSM
6. Operational contribution from 1971 till date by Col Vivek Khare
7. Overseas Assignments by Col Vijay Aswal
8. Contribution: Territorial Army Brig Sanjiv Tiwari, TA Group Commander
9. Sharing experience Col AK Prabhudesai

The Department will very soon come forth with the proceedings in a book form. #defence #MaharRegiment #SPPU

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