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Indian Army Day celebrated on 15 January

The 72nd Indian Army Day is being celebrated across the country. Army Day Parade is also organized at Parade Ground, Delhi on this day. Army of India has the dedication to the motherland by being effective responders during calamities and through the contributions to wider nation-building.

Indian Army Day is celebrated every year on 15th January to honour Field Marshal KM Cariappa who took command of the Indian Army from General Francis Butcher on the same day in 1949.