PM greets soldiers on Army Day

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 15, 2019 Published on January 15, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted soldiers on the occasion of Army Day, saying the nation is proud of their grit and determination.

“I bow to their courage and bravery,” he tweeted.

He said the countrymen are proud of the grit and determination of the soldiers.

Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to mark the taking over as commander-in-chief of the Indian Army by then Lt Gen K M Carriappa in 1949 from General Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India. Carriappa later became a Field Marshal.

Published on January 15, 2019
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