Army Day Parade 2023 to be held in Bengaluru

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The Indian Army has announced that the annual Army Day Parade 2023 will be held on 15 January in Bengaluru, Karnataka as per the Prime Minister's vision to move significant events and festivities out of the national capital.

Army Day is observed every year on 15 January and till date it was held in New Delhi.

Recently for the first time the Air Force Day and flypast was held in Chandigarh on 8 October. 

Indian Army Day 

It was on this day that for the first time an Indian took over the command of the Indian Army from the Britishers. 

On 15 January, 1949 Field Marshal Kodandera Madappa Cariappa (K. M. Cariappa), took over as the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) from General Francis Robert Roy Bucher. 

Current Chief of Army Staff : General Manoj Pande

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