Anniversary of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa

28th January is the birth anniversary of Field Marshal Kodandera Madappa Cariappa – the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army. He was appointed as the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army on 15 January 1949. As a token of gratitude for the exemplary service rendered by him to the nation, the Government of …

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67th Army Day Today

It’s the 67th Indian Army Day today. Indian Army day is celebrated on 15th January every year in recognition of Lt. Gen K.M. Kariappa¬†taking over as the First Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from British General Sir Francis Butcher in 1948. We salute our brave soldiers for their perseverance & selfless dedication towards the service …

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