The Indian Army started from the militaries of the East India Company, which in the long run turned into the British Indian Army, and the armed forces of the regal states, which were converged into the public armed force after Independence.
The units and regiments of the Indian Army have different chronicles and have partaken in various fights and missions around the globe, procuring many fight and theater respects when Independence. The Indian Army is the land-based branch and the greatest piece of the Indian Armed Forces. The Indian Army is the vast spread Army and has Active 1,237,117 personnel and 960,000 reserve personnel. But instead of these figures, our country needs more youth personnel to join the Indian Army and serve the nation with pride and dignity. We all know our Indian Army motto ” Service before Self “.
Why do we celebrate Indian Army Day?
The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Army, and its master head is the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), who is a four-star general. To celebrate them and the ones lost in the battles and to celebrate the bravery, The Indian Army Day is commended on 15 January consistently in India, in acknowledgment of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa. He was a Lieutenant General at that time who took over as the first essential Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India. This happened on 15 January 1949. The day is commended as marches and other military shows in the public capital New Delhi just as in all central commands. On 15 January 2020, India recognized its 72nd Indian Army Day in New Delhi. In 2021, on the 15th of January, India will commend its 73rd Indian Army Day 2021.
Army Day denotes a day to salute the courageous fighters who relinquished their lives to secure the nation and its residents, putting their own lives at risk. While festivities occur across the nation, the fundamental Army Day march is led in Cariappa Parade ground in Delhi cantonment. Valor grants and Sena medals are additionally granted on this day. In 2020, 15 fighters were given courage grants. Param Vir Chakra and Ashok Chakra awardees partake in the Army Day march each year. Military equipment, various contingents and a battle show are essential for the procession. In 2020, Captain Tania Shergill turned into the principal female official to order an Army Day march.
The Army re-commits itself to turn into a piece of the War Winning Team on this day. The day starts with honoring the martyred officers at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at the India Gate, New Delhi. On Army Day, a wide range of military equipment and hardware are additionally shown as a piece of the event. One of the primary destinations of Army Day is to show all the arms and ammo to display India’s strength. The Indian Army battles misfortunes on lines just as with regular catastrophes. The Army works with genuine commitment and the soul of the maxim battle to win.
In Jammu and Kashmir, at the army day, many services and bravery awards like (Sena medals, Vishist Seva medals, etc) were distributed to the army personnel. The day is to celebrate to recollect the challenging and strong Indian troopers who lost their lives while securing their country.
At last but not least, the Indian Army is extremely vast and the fourth largest army in the world and they are equipped with highly modern weapons. With all the necessary equipment and strategy, the Indian fighters fight against the wrong and win the battles, and thus it is our duty to respect them and celebrate them.