The Indian Army Renounces Colonial Practices of Pipe Bands and Much More Posted on February 25, 2023 News By Akta Yadav 219 Views The Indian Army:- In a reformative change in the functioning of the Indian Army, a number of ceremonial and traditional army practices are being discontinued on grounds of removing traces of colonialism in the practices of the Indian Army. What Practices Will The Indian Army Discontinue? Under the orders issued by PM Narendra Modi, the colonial practices of pipe bands during ceremonial dinners and the practice of utilising horse-drawn buggies for events relating to retirement or transfer of senior army officials will be discontinued with immediate effect. The English names of a few Army departments are also being reconsidered. Utilising horse-drawn buggies for events might not be on the list anymore, however, these horses will be used for other purposes and formations of the Indian Army. An elaborate analysis of the procedures of the Indian Army found that there were very few departments which continued the colonial practices of pipe bands. Other practices of the Indian Army are also being evaluated under the same scheme to identify the need for any change. What Are The 5 Pledges of PM Modi and Their Significance? PM Modi made the following pledges at the Red Fort: Removing all traces of colonialism, be it Portuguese or British Removing all traces of bondage Holding pride and a sense of belonging to the India culture and heritage Fulfilling one’s duties for the nation Maintaining the unity of the country at all costs In view of the pledge relating to abolition of traces of colonialism, the colonial practices of pipe bands and utilising horse-drawn buggies for events in the Indian Army are being discontinued. For more updates keep visiting our website www.topstoriesworld.com where we provide unbiased, true and top stories of the world.