On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the Indian Army, saying it is known for bravery and professionalism, and words cannot do justice to its invaluable contribution to national safety.
On January 15, the Army Day is observed to mark Field Marshall K M Cariappa taking over as the first Indian commander-in-chief of the Indian army, replacing his British predecessor in 1949.
Indian Army personnel are at the forefront of helping fellow citizens during humanitarian crises, including natural disasters. India is proud of the exemplary contribution of the army in peacekeeping missions overseas, the prime minister said.
He said, Best wishes on the occasion of Army Day, especially to our brave soldiers, respected veterans and their families. The Indian army is known for its bravery and professionalism. Words can't do justice to the invaluable contribution of the Indian army to national safety.