Every year January 15 is celebrated as Indian Army Day. On this day, the entire nation commemorates the soldiers that are standing tall in every condition to protect the country from foreign aggression and armed rebellion.
India Army Day
15th January is the Army Day because on this day in 1949 the then Lieutenant General KM Cariappa took over General Sir Francis Butcher as Commander-in-Chief of India. This year the nation will celebrate the 72nd Army Day.
Indian Army Day significance
All Command Headquarters come together to celebrate the Indian Army Day where the nation honors the soldiers that set examples of selfless service and brotherhood before the citizens. It is because of these brave soldiers that the Indian Army is considered one of the most powerful armies competing with superpowers like the United States, Russia, and China.
Indian Army Day 2020: Motto
Service before self is the motto of the Indian Army and the mission is to ensure national security and national unity. The mission statement further reads that the army would defend the nation from external aggression and armed rebellion. Also, it will maintain peace and security in the country.
Today, the entire nation salutes to the brave soldiers that are ready to lay their lives for the country. In 1965, the then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri gave the slogan of “Jai Jawan Jai Kisan”.
If you want, you can send inspirational quotes to commemorate Indian Army Day 2020. Sending quotes, images and videos about the Indian Army is a way to celebrate Indian Army Day.