For the first time, the Army Day parade, which used to be held in Delhi, was shifted from the national capital. To the Parade Ground, MEG and Center in Bangalore.
The 75th Army Day will be the first event of its kind to be held outside Delhi since the celebration began in 1949.
Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Pandey will review the parade. And present gallantry awards, followed by a daring motorcycle display by Army Service Corps (ASC) Tornadoes, a skydiving display by paratroopers, daring jumps and a flypast by helicopters. of the Army Aviation Corps.
Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year to mark the day General (later Field Marshal) KM Cariappa took over command of. The Indian Army from the last British Commander-in-Chief General Sir Francis Robert Roy Butcher in 1949. Indian Army, and became the first Indian as Army Chief.
The parade will be held at various field commands in India to facilitate a deeper connection with the society,. Said the station commander of the Southern Command.
This year, the celebrations are under the auspices of the Southern Command, headquartered in Pune.
Before 2023, Army Day Parade was held at Cariappa Ground in Delhi Cantonment.
Last year, the Indian Air Force took out its annual fly-past and parade for Air Force Day from Hindon Air Base near Delhi to Chandigarh.