- Army Day is noticed on January 15 yearly
- Day marks Field Marshall Okay M Cariappa taking up as 1st Indian Commander-in-Chief of Indian army
- He changed his British predecessor in 1949
President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday mentioned the Indian Army has been pivotal in guaranteeing nationwide safety and the nation is grateful for his or her service. Greeting Army personnel and veterans on Army Day, he mentioned the soldiers have displayed professionalism, sacrifice and valour in defending the border and sustaining peace.
“Greetings to Army personnel and veterans on Army Day. Indian Army has been pivotal in guaranteeing nationwide safety. Our soldiers have displayed professionalism, sacrifice and valour in defending borders and sustaining peace. The nation is grateful to your service. Jai Hind!” Kovind tweeted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally greeted soldiers on Army Day and lauded the Indian Army for its bravery, professionalism and invaluable contribution in the direction of nationwide security.
In a tweet, he mentioned “India is pleased with the stellar contribution of the Army in (*15*) Missions abroad as effectively.”
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh additionally prolonged wishes on Army day.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi additionally prolonged wishes to the courageous soldiers and ex-servicemen of the Indian Army.
Army Day is noticed on January 15 to mark Field Marshall Okay M Cariappa taking up as the primary Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army, changing his British predecessor in 1949.
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