Anurag Singh Thakur becomes the ‘Lieutenant’

Anurag Singh Thakur, Indian Army, Lieutenant, BJP, BCCI

New Delhi, July 29, 2016: BJP leader, Member of Parliament, BCCI President are the ranks that Anurag Singh Thakur has attained with his work in the field of politics.

But the young politician Anurag Singh Thakur has made the political fraternity proud by donning the uniform which is worn by one of the world’s bravest men and women!

Anurag Singh Thakur, Indian Army, Lieutenant, BJP, BCCI
Anurag Singh Thakur with COAS General Dalbir Singh

Anurag Singh Thakur was commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) in the rank of Lieutenant and was conferred the ranks by Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh, in a ‘Commissioning’ ceremony held at Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence at South Block in the presence of military dignitaries and his family members today.

Anurag Singh Thakur, Indian Army, Lieutenant, BJP, BCCI


Lieutenant Anurag Singh Thakur cleared Services Selection Board (SSB) and was found fit for joining the Territorial Army. The officer has been commissioned in 124 Infantry Battalion (TA) SIKH. Territorial Army is part of Indian Army and is manned by officers and men who are embodied for training for two months in a year. Their actual role is during the national emergencies, war and in support of Army when they relieve regular Army for operations. The Territorial Army also guards vital installations like Headquarters, Ammunitions Dumps, Airports as also vital lines of communications. ‪

Watch him walk to true glory here.