American army plays Indian National Anthem during joint exercise
19, Sep 2019, 11:05 AM
An American army band played the Indian National Anthem, 'Jana Gana Mana', during a joint exercise between the Indian and US Army in Washington.
A video of the American soldiers playing the National Anthem on their trumpets on the last day of the joint exercise is now viral on social media
A joint military exercise between India and the US began on Friday in Washington as part of the ongoing defence co-operation between the two nations. It is being conducted at the Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington.
Named Yudh Abhyas, the exercise is one of the largest joint-running military training and defence co-operation endeavours between India and the US.
The exercise will provide an opportunity for the armed forces of both countries to train in an integrated manner at the Battalion level. The exercise, which is in its 15th edition, is conducted alternately in India and the US.