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Army accepts MS Dhoni’s request to train with Parachute regiment

New Delhi | Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has approved former Indian cricket team’s captain MS Dhoni’s request to train with the Parachute regiment for two months.

MS Dhoni had requested the army to allow him to train with a territorial army battalion of the Parachute regiment for two months.

“The request has now been approved by the Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat and the honorary Lt Col would train with the Parachute regiment battalion,” top Army sources told news agency ANI.

He will now train with the Parachute Regiment. A part of his training could also have him placed in the Jammu and Kashmir.

However, he will not be allowed in any kind of active operation.

Dhoni already owns an honorary post of Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army.

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