15th January: Indian Army Day

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The year 2022 marks the 74th Indian Army Day. 

  • Army Day in India is celebrated on 15 January every year.
  • The day is marked to commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) KM Carriappa took over the command of the Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army post Independence.

Current Chief of Army Staff(COAS): General Manoj Mukund Naravane 

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