15 January: Indian Army Day

133047978_13897927372221nIndian Army Day is being observed every year on 15 January in India. This year it will be the 68th Indian Army Day. Significance of Day:

On this day in 1949, Lt. General (later Field Marshal) Kodandera Madappa Cariappa became the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army (of the independent India) by succeeding British Army General Roy Butcher (last British Commander-in-Chief of India).

This day inspires the troops to continue to enrich the glorious traditions of the Indian Army with their dedication and sacrifice.

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