The Indian Army today shared a post on social media to mark 64 years of the National Defence Academy in Pune. "#NationalDefenceAcademy (NDA) was formally inaugurated on 16 Jan 1955," the Army posted this afternoon, along with a photo of NDA cadets praying.
The National Defence Academy is the joint services academy of the armed forces, where cadets of the three services - Army, Navy and Air Force - train together. Calling it the "Pride of Nation", the Army in its post said that it is "one of the biggest and most modern tri-service academies in the world."
See their post below:
Since being shared online, the post has collected over 22,000 'likes' on Instagram alone, along with a ton of comments.
"Happy NDA day," wrote one person in the comments section. "Salute to the Indian Army," said another.
Amazing prayer....— Jitendra Das (@servejd) January 16, 2019
The iconic defence institute is located at Khadakwasla, on the outskirts of Pune. It is recognised by the Jahwaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, and offers BA, B.Sc and B.Tech degree courses to cadets.
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