DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 1 (MExN): The Tri Nation Motorcycle Expedition reached Sylhet Bangladesh on October 31. The morning of day 2 saw them driving off from BGB Sector HQ Sylhet for Sreemangal. The expedition team was received by Col Ashraf, BGB Sector Commander at Sreemangal.
Lt Gen Shokin Chauhan AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, DGAR was at location to greet the team. He interacted with the GOC 17 Infantry Division, Bangladesh Army in Sylhet and subsequently moved to Sreemangal where he along with the expedition team interacted with the Mukti Joddhas who had participated in the Bangladesh War. BGB hosted lunch in honour of the Mukti Joddhas, DGAR and the Assam Rifles Expedition Team, post which the DGAR laid wreath at Bodhavumi 1971 memorial and felicitated the Mukti Joddhas. Later in the day, a friendly volleyball match was played between the Assam Rifles Expedition Team and BGB. The BGB team won the match.