Indian Army Day is the day to salute the soldiers of armed forces of the country. The day is celebrated to commemorate the Field Marshal K.M.Cariappa, who was the first Commander-in Chief of the Indian Army just after the last British Commander Francis Butcher in 1949. The main festival of Army Day is held in the capital, Delhi.
Time to Celebrate:
Indian Army Day is celebrated on 15th January every year.
The tradition of celebrating the Army Day goes back to the date when India has fetched the independence from the Britishers and while succeeding the Indian Army’s take over, Lieutenant General K.M Cariappa who has later designated to Field Marshal was the first Commander in Chief of Indian Army. The main function which is organised in Delhi, is celebrated with parades and other military shows. Apart from the capital the celebration is also observed in all the 6 Army Command headquarters.
Army Day observed as a grand day to salute and commemorate our brave soldiers who never forward their steps to sacrifice their lives for the safety and peace of our country and country people. The day is also an opportunity to pay our deep and sincere regards and homage to our martyrs.