Mahindra provides 4 Scorpios to Assam Rifles

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Aug 10, 2009
New Delhi
  • M&M provides 4 vehicles to Assam Rifles 175th anniversary celebrations
  • A non-competive car rally “Blaze of Glory” was flagged off in New Delhi on March 4th to pay a tribute to the history of Assam Rifles
  • Shri Ajay Makan, Hon’ble Minister State Home Affairs was the Chief Guest at the flag off
  • The rally will halt at Agra-Lucknow-Varanasi-Buxar-Patna-Khagaria-Purnia-Cooch Bihar-Guwahati-Shillong-Dimapur- and will be flagged in at Imphal. Mahindra & Mahindra is providing 4 mahindra vehicles for this drive

The Market leaders in Utility vehicles, Mahindra & Mahindra’s relationship with the Indian Armed forces dates back to the time it began assembling Jeeps in India. As a continuation to this association and their solidarity towards the fighting forces, Mahindra & Mahindra is now a part of the Assam Rifles’ 175th anniversary celebrations.
4 Mahindra Scorpios have been used in the 13-day non-competitive car rally “Blaze of Glory” organized by the Assam Rifles which was flagged off in New Delhi on March 4th by Shri Ajay Makan, Hon’ble Minister State Home Affairs. In its 2nd leg, this rally has now reached Lucknow via Agra and will be flagged-in at Imphal on March 16th enroute Varanasi-Buxar-Patna-Khagaria-Purnia-NJP-CoochBihar-Guwahati-Shillong and Dimapur.
M&M spokesperson said, “Assam Rifles is the largest Home Land Security Force in the North and we are extremely proud to be associated with their 175th anniversary celebrations. The Mahindra Group's relationship with the defence forces of India has grown stronger over time. The unique characteristics of Mahindra Scorpio - ruggedness, durability, power, dependability and the inherent ability to rule any terrain share an affinity with the inhospitable and demanding conditions where our fighting forces live. Our heartiest congratulations to Assam Rifles and the Indian Armed Forces.” Mahindra Defence Systems provides total solutions for the entire range of light combat armoured vehicles and their derivatives for defence and security forces. It incorporates state-of-the-art technology into its products and has emerged as the largest private sector company for the supply of bullet-proof vehicles in India.

About Mahindra Defence Systems:
Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS) is a division of the US$ 6.7 billion group Mahindra Group, one of India’s leading business houses. MDS is today the country’s leading provider of high mobility and light bullet proof vehicles to the armed forces, paramilitary and police forces. There are in excess of 700 Rakshaks and uparmoured Scorpios in service in the Indian Army and security/police forces in India and abroad.


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Drive Safe,
Oct 23, 2009
Only an Indian manufacturer can understand and provide a vehicle based on their needs!!

Scorpio's are rugged enough and can withstand any abuse!!
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