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Army Day 2020- 5 things you must know about Army Day and its significance

What is National Army Day, how do we celebrate it and what is its purpose? These are some of the frequently asked questions on Army Day


Today, India is celebrating its 72nd Army Day. The Army Day is celebrated every year at all Army Command headquarters to honour the country’s soldiers. What is National Army Day, how do we celebrate it and what is its purpose? These are some of the frequently asked questions on Army Day. Here’s all you need to know: What is Army Day? Army Day is celebrated to mark Lt Gen K M Carriappa taking over as commander-in-chief of the Indian Army in 1949 from General Francis Butcher, the last British commander-in-chief of India. The transfer of power from the British to India signifies an important moment in the Indian history. Army Day also honours soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the country. Why does India celebrate Army Day on Jan 15? The Indian Army was established on April 1, 1895. However, after independence – on January 15, 1949 – the army got its first Indian chief. How does India celebrate Army Day? Army command headquarters in the country celebrate this day by organising military parades, which showcase various routines such as aerial stunts and bike pyramids. The main parade is held at Cariappa Parade ground in Delhi, Bravery awards and Sena medals are also distributed on this day. The country also pays tribute to the army at ‘Amar Jawan Jyoti’ at India Gate…

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Army Day 2020- 5 Things You Must Know About Army Day and Its Significance  

Army Day 2020: 5 things you must know about Army Day and its significance on Business Standard. What is National Army Day, how do we celebr...

Army Day 2020- 5 Things You Must Know About Army Day and Its Significance  

Army Day 2020: 5 things you must know about Army Day and its significance on Business Standard. What is National Army Day, how do we celebr...

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