Giving a serious competition to young cadets, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Karambir Singh was seen performing push-ups at the Passing Out Parade of the 140th batch of the National Defence Academy (NDA) on Saturday. The pictures of the Navy chief doing push-ups with cadets soon went viral on social media, wowing netizens.
The CNS, who was at the NDA at Khadakwasla in Pune to review the passing-out parade of its 140th course, met the Hunter Squadron. Subsequently, he asked the cadets to get down on their knees and perform push-ups. When the cadets asked how man should they do, Admiral Karambir Singh said, “As many”.
Soon all the cadets of the Hunter Squadron, as well as the Navy Chief, laid their faces on the floor and performed push-ups. Lieutenant General Kanwal Jeet Singh Dhillon lauded the Navy Chief and tweeted, “A Leader is always there leading from the front”.
Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff is chief guest for POP tomorrow. He went to Hunter Sqn & said “let’s do push-ups!.
To his question of “how many? CSM answered “As many
So a serving 4 star Admiral, in uniform, gets down to do pushups with his Sqn!!