General Bipin Rawat, who recently took over as Army Chief, also extended his best wishes on the occasion.
Greetings to all soldiers, veterans & their families on Army Day. We salute the courage & invaluable service of the Indian Army.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 15, 2017
We remember with great pride all the sacrifices made by our Army. They put their lives at risk so that 125 crore Indians live peacefully.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 15, 2017
Army Day is celebrated on January 15.
"Greetings, Salutations and Celebration of grit, courage and professionalism"— Vijay Kumar Singh (@Gen_VKSingh) January 15, 2017
Proud of Indian Army and its valiant members
Happy Army day.
The Indian Army celebrates Army Day on January 15 to mark the anniversary of Lieutenant General K M Cariappa taking over as the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of Army from General Sir Francis Butcher in 1949.