Indian Army Day: 15 January
- The Army Day in India is celebrated on 15 January every year, to salute the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect the country and its citizens.
- 2022 marks the 74th Indian Army Day.
- The day is marked to commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) KM Carriappa took over the command of Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army post Independence.
Points to Remember:
- When is the Indian Army day observed?
- 2022 will mark which edition of the Army day in India
- The day is marked to commemorate the appointment of whom as the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army post Independence?