On Army Day, I salute the indomitable
courage and velour of our army. We are extremely proud of their
dedication and determination.
Army Day in India is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year on 15th
of January. It has been started celebrating to respect the Lieutenant
General of India, K. M. Cariappa (Kodandera Madappa Cariappa) who was
the first Indian Army’s Commander-in-Chief. It is celebrated every year
at all the Army Command headquarters and national capital by organizing
army parades including many other military shows.
It is celebrated to pay homage and salute to the courageous and brave
Indian soldiers who have been sacrificed their lives for protecting the
country. Indian Arny General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa was succeeded
the British Army General Roy Butcher and became the first
Commander-in-Chief of the independent India.
Indian Army soldiers are always ready to
fight with all the hard times at Indian borders as well as with the
natural disasters. They courageously face all the challenges and
difficulties come their way to save the nation and people.
Indian army plays a great and big role during the disaster situations in
the country as they are dedicated to the country to become the War
Winning Team. The day was decided to be celebrated as the army day in
India to start paying tribute to the sacrificed Indian army soldiers at
the “Amar Jawan Jyoti” at India Gate in New Delhi.
After paying homage, an excellent parades including military shows takes
place to indicate the new technologies and accomplishments in the
Indian Army. Bravery awards including Unit credentials and Sena Medals
are distributed at this great occasion.
At the Army Day celebration in Jammu and Kashmir, serving army personnel
get the bravery and famed service awards (Sena medals, Vishist Seva
medals and etc). The day has been marked to memorize the daring and bold
Indian soldiers who lost their lives while protecting their nation.
Army day parade during the army day celebration is carried out by the
Indian army soldiers (Indian army bands) which involves the exhibition
of BLT T-72, T-90 tanks, Brahmos Missile, carrier Mortar Tracked
Vehicle, 155 MM Soltum Gun, Advanced Light Helicopters of the Army
Aviation Corps and etc.
Serving Indian armies take a pledge at this day to maintain their
service and protect the nation from enemies whether they are foreign or

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