News > Virat, elite horse of President's Bodyguard retires; President Kovind, PM Modi bid farewell
Virat, elite horse of President's Bodyguard retires; President Kovind, PM Modi bid farewell
Catchnews | 26/01/2022 04:17 PM | Click to read full article
As President Ram Nath Kovind was escorted back to Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday after the culmination of the 73rd Republic Day celebrations on Rajpath in attendance was Virat, the horse in the President's Bodyguard, who was retiring after 13 years of service.
It is unique and distinct as Virat was the first horse of President's Bodyguard being conferred with this award exclusively for his role as "charger".