By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN 7 Dec: On the eve of the Passing Out Parade, Indian Military Academy organised a Continuity Drill and “Son-et-Lumiere’’ (Sound and Light show) for the parents of the passing out course and the visiting dignitaries, here, today. The guests included the Reviewing Officer, Lt General D Anbu, Vice Chief of Army Staff, other civil and military officers along with families, parents and family members of the GCs of the passing out course.
It was held at the historic Chetwode Drill Square, which provided the pristine environment for the conduct of the event. The spectacular show commenced with exquisite movements of Continuity Drill by the Gentlemen Cadets (GCs). A contingent comprising 68 participating cadets, bidding farewell to the senior colleagues, conducted a masterly display of drill movements synchronised with an accompanying band. Following the continuity drill was the spectacular “Son-et-Lumiere”, a multimedia, audio-visual presentation on the theme “Indian Military Academy Through the Ages” which took the audience on a nostalgic journey of the Academy from its inception to its present status. The spectacular show combined with the effects of brilliant light and sound mesmerised the gathering.