Army Day 2020 Wishes: President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh, Rahul Gandhi & Other Leaders Greet Soldiers & Their Families

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New Delhi, January 15: India is celebrating 72nd Army Day on Tuesday, January 15. The day is observed to commemorate Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa’s taking over as the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian armed forces from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India in 1949. On Army Day 2020, President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and and top leaders wished soldiers and their family members. Jammu And Kashmir: Indian Army Helps Pregnant Woman Deliver Baby at Hospital Amid Heavy Snowfall, Garners Praises.

The Army Day parade took place at Carriapa Ground in Delhi. General Monoj Mukund Naravane took salute from the marching contingent. Captain Tania Sher Gill, a fourth-generation woman army officer, led an all men contingent and broke a glass ceiling. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat along with chiefs of three service wings paid tribute at the National War Memorial on the occasion of Army Day. Army Day 2020: Part of UN Peacekeeping Missions, Leading Relief Operations, Valuing Human Rights – Here’s Why Indian Army is One of The Best in The World.

Here Are The Wishes on Army Day 2020:

President Ram Nath Kovind extended wished on occasion.

Prime Narendra Modi in his wishes on Army Day lauded the Indian Army personnel who Army personnel from Chinar Corps division who walked for four hours while an expecting mother was being carried on stretcher through snow.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh salute “ll valiant Indian Army personnel” on the occasion of Army Day.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also extended wished to soldiers and their families on Army Day.

Punjab Chief Minister and Ex- Army officer Captain Amarinder Singh also saluted “the indomitable spirit and bravery of the Indian Army”

The Indian Army is the fourth largest Army of the world after the United States, Russia and China. It has a strength of over 12 lakh personnel. A total of 21 Indian Army personnel had won Param Vir Chakras, India’s highest wartime gallantry award. The Indian Army is a secular and apolitical organisation.

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