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Important information related to Armed Forces Veteran Day and Indian Army Day

Fouji Adda team wishes you and your family a very Happy Veteran's Day and Indian Army Day. It is very important for the defense person to know about these two days. That's why you are requested to read this post till the end.

One day is celebrated every year for the outstanding contribution of any person, society or group so that people can remember their contribution, sacrifice or service every year. For your information, let us tell you that in most of the countries  celebrate Veterans Day once a year. But before 2016 there was nothing like this in India. Today sharing information about Armed Forces Day and Indian Army Day with you.

This information should be known not only to the Indian Armed Forces or Veterans but to all the citizens of India. Only after this, the general public can understand the importance of defense person.

Armed Forces Veteran Day 14 January

Those defense persons who retire after serving in the armed forces are called Veterans. Veteran's Day is celebrated every year on 14 January. Veteran Day was started from the year 2016. Retired defense personnel are awarded medals and recognition certificates for their contribution on the occasion of Veterans Day on 14 January. 

This year Veteran's Day is being celebrated at 9 places across the country. Apart from this, the Central Government has also requested the Governor, Chief Minister and other officials of various states to celebrate 14th January as Veteran's Day across the country so that retired defense personnel can be honored for their contribution.

Now let's talk about why Veteran's Day is celebrated only on 14th January. Field Marshal K M Cariappa, the first Commander-in-Chief (CIC) of the Indian Army, retired from the army on 14 January 1953. Therefore, from January 14, 2016, Veterans Day is celebrated every year on this day. Now let's talk about Indian Army Day.

Indian Army Day 15 January

Indian Army Day is celebrated every year on 15 January. On 15 January 1949, Field Marshal K M Cariappa (then Lieutenant General) took over as the first Indian Commander in Chief (CIC) from the last British Commander in Chief, General Francis Roy Butcher. That's why Indian Army Day is celebrated every year on 15 January.

Military parade and military shows are organized in the national capital Delhi on the day of Indian Army Day. On this day, defense personnel are honored with the Sena Medal and Gallantry Award for meritorious service. On Army Day, a parade is organized at Cariappa Marg located in Delhi Cantt. Apart from this, Army Day is also celebrated at various military headquarters and other places. Every citizen of the country should salute the soldiers of the country for their sacrifice and contribution to protect the country.

In the year 2023, 75th Army Day will be celebrated in India on 15th January. Friends, every soldier, veteran and citizen of the country must know about Indian Army Day, Veteran Day, Navy Day and Air Force Day. Apart from this, it is also very important to know the history about the military of the country. Only after having all this information, the sacrifice and importance of the Indian Armed Forces can be understood.

That's why Fouji Adda team urges you to tell the civilian about Armed Forces wherever you live. Apart from this, it is very important for the defense person to have knowledge about military history, only then you can give information about it to the civilian and be proud of your glorious history.

If you like this information, then do share it with other defense persons. So that every defense person and civilian understands the importance of these days and always honors them for their sacrifice. To share with other defense persons, click on the Share button above.

We hope that you will definitely help the Fouji Adda team to spread this information to everyone and celebrate 15th January i.e. tomorrow Indian Army Day. Apart from this, you can also put a photo of the Indian Army on your Whatsapp status on 15 January. So that everyone in your contact will be able to understand the importance of Indian Army Day and Veteran Day.

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