Army Day 2024 – Indian Army Day celebrations in India 2024

Army Day 2024 in India is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year on the 15th of January. It has started celebrating to respect the Lieutenant General of India, K. M. Cariappa (Kodandera Madappa Cariappa) who was the first Indian Army Commander-in-Chief. It is celebrated every year at all the Army Command headquarters and national capital by organizing army parades including many other military shows.



Army day 2024 will be celebrated on 15th of January, on Monday. It would be celebrated as 74th Indian Army day in the national capital.

Why Army Day is Celebrated 

It is celebrated to pay homage and salute to the courageous and brave Indian soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for protecting the country. Indian Arny General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa succeeded the British Army General Roy Butcher and became the first Commander-in-Chief of independent India.

Indian Army soldiers are always ready to fight all the hard times at Indian borders as well as with natural disasters. They courageously face all the challenges and difficulties that come their way to save the nation and people.

Army Day Celebration

The Indian army plays an important role during disaster situations in the country since they are dedicated to achieving victory for the country. The day was decided to be celebrated as army day in India to start paying tribute to the sacrificed Indian army soldiers at the “Amar Jawan Jyoti” at India Gate in New Delhi.

After paying homage, an excellent parade including military shows takes place to indicate the new technologies and accomplishments in the Indian Army. Bravery awards including Unit credentials and Sena Medals are distributed on this great occasion.

At the Army Day celebration in Jammu and Kashmir, serving army personnel gets bravery and famed service awards (Sena medals, Vishist Seva medals and etc). In honor of the brave and daring Indian soldiers who died defending their nation, the day has been marked.

Army Day Parade

As part of the army day celebrations, the Indian army soldiers (Indian army bands) perform a parade which includes the display of the BLT T-72, T-90 tanks, Brahmos missiles, carrier mortar tracked vehicles, 155 mm Soltum guns, and advanced light helicopters of the Army Aviation Corps.

On this day, Indian forces pledge to serve the nation and protect the nation against foreign and domestic enemies alike.

Army Day Quotes

The Way that People Dress makes them Part of an Army,
Dressed in their Own Uniform, Determined to do Something.

The Army Teaches Boys to Think Like Men.

I Like to See a Man Proud of the Place in which He Lives.
I Like to See a Man Live so that His Place will be Proud of Him.

“Without Heroes, We are all Plain People, and Don’t Know How Far We Can Go”.

Loving a Military Man is not Hard.
The Distance is Hard, The Worry is Hard, The Sacrifices are Hard.
But Loving Him… That’s the Easiest thing I’ve Ever Done.

Your Job is to Fight for Our Country,
My Job is to Love and Support You. Thank You for being My Hero.

“If Death Strikes b4 I Prove My Blood, I Swear I’ll Kill Death”.

Bravery is Daring to Try Where Others would Not.

Thank You for Serving Our Country and Protecting Our Freedoms!

We don’t know them all, but We Awe them all! Thank You.

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