Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended wishes on the occasion of the 74th Indian Army Day and shared a string of stunning pictures of troops in action.
Army Day is observed on January 15 to mark Field Marshall KM Cariappa taking over as the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army, replacing his British predecessor in 1949.
“Best wishes on the occasion of Army Day, especially to our courageous soldiers, respected veterans and their families. The Army is known for its bravery and professionalism. Words cannot do justice to the invaluable contribution of the Indian Army towards national safety,” tweeted PM Modi.
“Army personnel serve in hostile terrains and are at the forefront of helping fellow citizens during humanitarian crisis, including natural disasters. India is proud of the stellar contribution of the Army in Peacekeeping Missions overseas as well,” he added.
Meanwhile, President Ram Nath Kovind also wished the Indian Army saying, “Greetings to Army personnel and veterans on Army Day. Army has been pivotal in ensuring national security. Our soldiers have displayed professionalism, sacrifice and valour in defending borders and maintaining peace. The nation is grateful for your service. Jai Hind!”
(For more updates stay tuned with DNP India)