Published On: Sun, Jan 16th, 2011

Indian Army Day

Indian Army celebrates January 15 every year as Army Day to commemorate the Day, when Gen (later Field Marshal) K M Cariappa became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Armed Forces after Independence, taking over the command of Armed Forces from Gen Sir F R R Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief, in 1949.K M Cariappa became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Armed Forces.

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