Indian Army Day 2022
Indian Army Day is observed on 15 January each year to mark the day the British Army handed over control of the Indian Army to Field Marshal KM. Cariappa. When India gained independence in 1947, this handover took place only in 1949.
Indian Army Day 2022 History
Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year in India. in recognition of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa’s [then a Lieutenant General] taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Fransis Bucher , the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, on 15th January 1949.
Indian Army Day 2022 Significance
First, the Indian Army was formed on April 1, 1895 under British rule and became known as the British Indian Army. It was only on January 15, 1949, after India gained independence in 1947, that the country became its first Indian leader.
Lieutenant General KM Cariappa took over as Commander of the Indian Army in 1949 from General Francis Butcher, the last British Commander in India. The transfer of power from the British to India marks an important moment in Indian history and is celebrated as Army Day. This day also honors the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country.
Indian Army Day 2022 Quotes
- The country which has such courageous and brave soldiers, that country is really very fortunate. Happy Indian Army Day.
- Happy Indian Army Day to all those military brothers who protect us every moment.
- Warm wishes on Indian Army Day to the soldiers who do not even hesitate in giving away their lives for the country.
- We are really blessed to have such a strong and daring army which protects us day and night. Happy Indian Army Day.
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