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India Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise- 'Sampriti 2019' Begins

Sampriti 2019, eight edition of India Bangladesh joint military exercise began on 3rd March 2019.
India Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise- 'Sampriti 2019' Begins
  • The joint exercise is aimed to increase mutual cooperation, bonhomie and camaraderie between the armies of India and Bangladesh.

About Sampriti 2019:

  • Sampriti 2019 is hosted by Bangladesh at Tangail and will be held till March 15.
  • Bangladesh is represented by 36 East Bengal Battalion and the Indian side is represented by 9th Battalion of the Rajputana Rifles.
  • The Sampriti 2019 will see contingents from both sides honing their tactical and technical skills in countering the insurgency, counter-terrorism and aiding civil authorities for disaster management in the UN Peacekeeping scenarios involving a combined deployment at a battalion level.
  • The exercise is aimed at increasing mutual cooperation, bonhomie and camaraderie between the two armies through interoperability and joint tactical exercises.

History of Sampriti Exercise:

  • The military exercise Sampriti began in 2009 as a platoon-level exercise and graduated to a company-level exercise from 2015 onwards.
  • During the exercise, both sides jointly train, plan and execute a series of well developed tactical drills for neutralisation of likely threats that may be encountered during simulated UN peacekeeping operations.
  • During the joint military exercise experts from both sides also hold discussions to share each other's experiences in varied topics for mutual benefits.

Question:

Q. Sampriti 2019, eight edition of the joint military exercise between India and which country began on 3rd March 2019?
a. Bangladesh

b. Nepal
c. Sri Lanka
d. Bhutan
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