Recently the Southern Command, Pune had directed 118 Infantry Battalion Territorial Army (TA) to vacate the Sitabuldi Fort and changed its base to Bhusawal with immediate effect. After the move, the emotional Retired TA personnel are feeling sad as the unit is being given offending treatment for the reasons best known to authorities. And the demand to bring back 118 Infantry Battalion Territorial Army (TA) at Sitabuldi fort is getting momentum.
Sub Area HQ, known as UMANG was brought in place of TA. UMANG was provided temporary accommodation at Sitabuldi Fort as land was being scouted for them. Several organisations are demanding this unit to be brought to Nagpur.
118 Infantry Battalion Territorial Army (TA) was in Nagpur for the last 80 years. Sitabuldi Fort got connected to 118 TA battalion that has completed 80 years of its existence. It was established in year 1939 and became known as Nagpur Terriers.