On 04 Feb 2019, The MARATHA Light Infantry Regimental Centre will enter 250th year of its odyssey in its role as Infantry for the Defence Forces. It is a historic event of the 250th Raising Day along with the XVIth Post War Reunion from 04 to 06 February 2019 by organizing various programmes at The Maratha Light Infantry Regimental Centre.
To grace this occasion a large number of serving and retired warriors of the Maratha Light Infantry are joining this nostalgic event to share their experiences and memories.
The celebration will start with the Commemoration Parade comprising contingent of the MLIRC, Air Force, Bombay Engineering Group, Pune and Military bands of MLIRC, Indian Air Force and Navy. It will also include fly-past by Sukhoi, Helicopters and MicroLight Aircraft and it will be reviewed by the senior most officer of the regiment, Lieutenant General PJS Pannu, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, Colonel of the Maratha Regiment.
To showcase the rich culture and glorious history of the Maratha Regiment, Maratha Pageant will be organized. The events will be encompassing the folk dances, gymnastics, Mallakhamb and Military Band playing martial music. A large number of high ranking Army personnel (serving & retired) as well as civil dignitaries will be in attendance.