Indian Army day is celebrated on 15th of January. This festival is celebrated at all the army headquarters and national capital. In the year 2015, 67th Army day was celebrated. Army Parade and other military shows are organized on this day. This post explains in detail about the origin of Army Day India and the way it is celebrated.
Origin of Army Day
Army day is celebrated in remembrance of all the soldiers who have lost their precious lives in battles to save our country. It is celebrated in recognition of Lieutenant General K.M Carriappa. He was the first Commander-in-chief of the Indian Army who took charge from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British commander-in-chief of India.
Army Day Celebrations
Soldiers from different regiments and artillery take part in the parade organized in Delhi every year. Motorcycle stunts are also performed during the Army parade. The march on horseback is also a special attraction of these Army day celebrations. Exhibition of new missiles, tanks and other vehicles is also performed on this day.