Indian Army celebrated 66th ArmyDay

Indian Army celebrated 66th ArmyDay today Wednesday, January 15, 2014 reaffirming its pledge to defend the nation against all adversaries, external and within.
Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Lieutenant General (later Field Marshal) K. M. Cariappa’s taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from Sir Francis Butcher, the last British commander, in 1948. The day is celebrated in the form of parades and other military shows in national capital as well as all 6 Army Command headquarters.
Army Day is observed to pay respects to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives to maintain the territorial integrity of India and safety of their fellow citizens.

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