Army Day 2021 in India is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year on 15th of January. It has been started celebrating to respect the Lieutenant General of India, K. M. Cariappa (Kodandera Madappa Cariappa) who was the first Indian Army’s 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 2021
Army day 2021 will be celebrated on 15th of January, on Friday. It would be celebrated as 72nd 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 been sacrificed their lives for protecting the country. Indian Arny General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa was 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 with all the hard times at Indian borders as well as with the natural disasters. They courageously face all the challenges and difficulties come their way to save the nation and people.
Army Day Celebration
Indian army plays a great and big role during the disaster situations in the country as they are dedicated to the country to become the War Winning Team. The day was decided to be celebrated as the 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 at this great occasion.
At the Army Day celebration in Jammu and Kashmir, serving army personnel get the bravery and famed service awards (Sena medals, Vishist Seva medals and etc). The day has been marked to memorize the daring and bold Indian soldiers who lost their lives while protecting their nation.
Army Day Parade
Army day parade during the army day celebration is carried out by the Indian army soldiers (Indian army bands) which involves the exhibition of BLT T-72, T-90 tanks, Brahmos Missile, carrier Mortar Tracked Vehicle, 155 MM Soltum Gun, Advanced Light Helicopters of the Army Aviation Corps and etc.
Serving Indian armies take a pledge at this day to maintain their service and protect the nation from enemies whether they are foreign or domestic.
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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