Army Day celebrated at Secunderabad Military Station

Hyderabad: The 72nd Army Day is being celebrated across the country today. A War Memorial function was organised with traditional solemnity on the occasion of Army Day at Veerula Sainik Smarak, Secunderabad today.

Lieutenant General TSA Narayanan, Commandant, Military College of EME, Major General RK Singh, General Officer Commanding, Telangana and Andhra Sub Area, Brigadier Abhijit Chandra, Station Commander and Lieutenant General (Retd) Surendra Nath laid wreaths and paid homage to the martyrs who laid their lives for the nation.

Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year, in recognition of Field Marshal KM 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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