BCCI Chief Anurag Thakur Becomes First Serving BJP Member Of Parliament To Join Military Force

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[caption id="attachment_212036" align="aligncenter" width="700"]BJP MP & BCCI Chief Anurag Thakur Becomes First Serving BJP Member Of Parliament To Join Military Force BJP MP & BCCI Chief Anurag Thakur Becomes First Serving BJP Member Of Parliament To Join Military Force[/caption] Anurag Thakur, BJP MP and BCCI President on Friday become the first serving BJP Member of Parliament to join the military force as he gets commissioned into Territorial Army as a regular officer. The Territorial Army is the second line of defence after the Indian army. It is composed of volunteers who receive military training for about a month in a year so that in case of an emergency they can be mobilised for the defence of the country. Thakur made it to the TA after clearing an exam and a personal interview conducted in Chandigarh and training held in Bhopal. As a regular officer, the Lok Sabha member from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh will have to undergo a mandatory training.

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