Indian Army Day 2023: Date, images, Facts, Quotes, History.

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History Of Indian Army Day

Indian Army Day has been every year on the 15th day of January since 1949 , in order to honor general K.M. Cariappa for being the initial Indian chief in the Indian Arm. Prior to the time, Cariappa was the British was the commander-in-chief in the Indian Army.

General Cariappa was named the first Indian chief of staff on the 15th of January 1949 by the the Governor General at that time of India, Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari, succeeding General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British chief of staff in India.

It was a significant occasion in the development of an independent India and was a crucial move towards the transfer of authority to British rule to British into the Indian government. It also was a signal of India’s rising independence and the strength of its military.

Since the year 2000, Army Day is celebrated to commemorate the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in defense of the nation. It is also a time to celebrate the achievements achieved by Army, which is the Indian Army, and to recognize the sacrifices and contributions of soldiers currently serving.

The day is marked by parades and displays of the military across the nation. A wreath-laying ceremony is conducted to commemorate the tombs of fallen soldiers. The President and Prime Minister also wish the best to the soldiers of their Indian Army on this day.

How India Celebrates Indian Army Day?

Indian Army Day is celebrated across cities and towns across India every year on the 15th January of every year. The biggest celebrations take place in Delhi, the capital of India of New Delhi, where an elaborate parade is held in the Cariappa Parade Ground in the central city.

The parade includes an exhibition of military equipment and equipment as well as the parade of soldiers from different regiments of the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force. The President of India and the chief participant at the event will oversee the parade and award the soldiers medals, awards and decorations in recognition of their extraordinary service.

In other cities in India parades are held in the cities of each city and cantonments for military personnel with troops and military bands who participate at the event. The celebrations take place at war memorials and military graveyards across the country where wreaths are placed on the graves of fallen soldiers.

It’s also the day that many schools and colleges are staffed by military personnel who teach students about how important the military is and its contributions for the national cause. Many families with soldiers visit their homes to show their gratitude to them for their work.

Happy Indian Army Quotes

  1. “Yeh Dil Mangey More” — Capt. Vikram Batra

2. “If a man says he’s not afraid of dying, he’s either lying or he’s a Gurkha” — Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

3. “Some goals are so worthy its glorious even to fail” — Capt. Manoj Kumar Pandey

4. “I shall not withdraw an inch but will fight to our last man and our last round” — Major Somnath Sharma

5. “We fight to win and win with a knockout because there are no runners-up in war” -General JJ Singh

6. “Only best of the friends and worst of the enemies visit us”

7. “There will be no withdrawal without written orders and these orders shall never be issued” — Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

8. “Either I will come back after hoisting the Tricolour, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure” — Captain Vikram Batra

9. ” Some goals are so worthy, it’s glorious even to fail”– Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey

10. “No real change in history has ever been achieved by discussions” — Subhas Chandra Bose

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How long is India Army day
Jan 16th 2023 03:42   
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Happy Indian Army Day 2023: Every year on January 15, India observes Army Day to commemorate Lieutenant General Kodandera M. Cariappa's (later Field Marshal) assumption of the duties of the first Indian Army Commander-in-Chief from General Francis Roy Bucher, the final British Commander-in-Chief of India, on that date in 1949.
Jan 16th 2023 03:45   
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