Indian Army Celebrates 65th Army Day

Indian Army Celebrates 65th Army Day
 
Gen Singh pays tribute to martrys : Army chief General Bikram Singh speaks to the nation on the 65th Army Day. The army chief paid homage to the martyrs who had laid their life down for the nation and died protecting our borders. "We will always be proud of their sacrifices," he says.
 
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.