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Uttar Pradesh leads in sending recruits to army

Mon, Aug 14 2017, 05:54 PM

In 2015-16, around 14% of India’s army recruits came from Uttar Pradesh, which is also the country’s most populous state. The top five states in terms of highest number of army recruits in 2015-16 accounted for nearly 44% of the 70,768 people who joined the Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officers and other ranks.