New Delhi: Emphasising President Ram Nath Kovinds compassion, two of the retiring majestic horses, Vikrant and Viraat, will likely be retained within the President’s Bodyguard.
Each selections, to retain Vikrant and Viraat, are according to India’s excessive traditions of humane remedy of animals – and aligned to President Kovind’s personal compassion for them, it’s learnt.
All insurance policies pertaining to Military animals are issued by the Military Headquarters. Therefore Presidential Bodyguards animals additionally comply with the rules of the Ministry of Defence (MoD(, the Rashtrapati Bhavan stated.
The MoD is the executive ministry and solely competent authority to clarify queries pertaining to repairs of animals.
Nonetheless, the President’s Bodyguard will likely be making a request to Military Headquarters to retain Virat within the Regiment for his retired life as a mark of respect for his companies, the Rashtrapati Bhavan stated.
It’s learnt that the opposite horse Vikrant, assigned to PBG and retiring across the similar time, could also be retained equally.