Indian Army Day: Naveen Pays Tribute To Brave Soldiers & Their Families


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday paid tributes to the brave soldiers of the country on the occasion of the Indian Army Day.

Taking to his social media handle, Patnaik wrote: “Salute to the brave martyrs who made supreme sacrifice for the nation. India is proud of their indomitable courage and selfless sacrifice to protect the sovereignty and integrity of our country.”



Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa’s taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, on 15 January 1949.

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