Indian Army celebrates Army day today

“Army Day” is celebrated every year on 15 January to commemorate anniversary of the Indian Army. Today’s Army day marks 63rd anniversary. Lt Gen NK Singh, AVSM, VSM, GOC 3 Corps has conveyed his greetings and best wishes to all ranks of the Army. Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year, in recognition of Lieutenant General (later Field Marshal) K. M. Cariappa becoming the first Indian Commander-in-Chief in 1949. GOC 3 Corps, in his message, brought out that the Army has played a major role in the overall growth and development of the region in addition to its primary duty to safeguard the country. Having been deployed in the area over many years, Army has been working together with the people of the land to achieve peace, security and prosperity in the region.
In Gujarat, Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be the guest of Indian Army today evening at Gujarat and the Army jawans have kept their weapons such as Khukri, and Lazim ready, but just for dance performances. Mr. Modi will be at Ahmedabad’s Army cantonment today evening as a Chief guest of “Army Day” function being held here. Narendra Modi will watch Martial dance forms, Khukri dance, Lazim and Bhangra dance performed by Army personnel at Rawlley stadium in Ahmedabad Cantonment.