Celebrated every year on January 15

Indian Army Day 2022


First Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army, Field Marshal KM Cariappa assumed command of the Indian Army from Francis Bucher on this day in 1949

"Either I will come back after  hoisting the Tricolour (Indian  flag), or I will come back  wrapped in it, but I will be  back for sure."

Captain Vikram Batra

"If death strikes, before I prove my blood, I swear I’ll kill death."

Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey

"Some goals are so worthy,  it's glorious even to fail."

Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey

"If a man says he is not afraid  of dying, he is either lying or  a Gurkha."

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

"There will be no withdrawal  without written orders and  these orders shall never be    issued."

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

"I shall not withdraw an inch  but will fight to our last man  and our last round."

Major Somnath Sharma

"I won't die in an accident or die of any disease I will go down in glory."

Major Sudhir Walia