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In Pictures: Glimpses from Indian Army Day celebrations 2020

Updated : 2020-01-15 16:35:24

The Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to mark Lt Gen KM Cariappa taking over as commander-in-chief of the Indian Army in 1949 from General Francis Butcher, the last British commander-in-chief of India. Here are a few images from the Army Day celebrations:

Army personnel during the Army Day parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi. The Army showcased its military might and some of its state-of-the-art assets at the majestic Army Day parade on Wednesday. (Photo: IANS)
Army personnel during the Army Day parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi. The Army showcased its military might and some of its state-of-the-art assets at the majestic Army Day parade on Wednesday. (Photo: IANS)
The Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to mark Lt Gen KM Cariappa taking over as commander-in-chief of the Indian Army in 1949 from General Francis Butcher, the last British commander-in-chief of India. (Photo: IANS)
The Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to mark Lt Gen KM Cariappa taking over as commander-in-chief of the Indian Army in 1949 from General Francis Butcher, the last British commander-in-chief of India. (Photo: IANS)
Indian Army's 'Daredevils Motorcycle Display' team demonstrate their skills during Army Day celebrations at Cariappa Parade Ground. (Photo: IANS)
Indian Army's 'Daredevils Motorcycle Display' team demonstrate their skills during Army Day celebrations at Cariappa Parade Ground. (Photo: IANS)
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat inspects the guard of honour during Army Day celebrations at Cariappa Parade Ground. This is the 72nd Army Day and it is the first time that chief of defence staff is attending it. (Photo: IANS/Indian Army)
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat inspects the guard of honour during Army Day celebrations at Cariappa Parade Ground. This is the 72nd Army Day and it is the first time that chief of defence staff is attending it. (Photo: IANS/Indian Army)
General Officer Commanding Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa Area VSM Lieutenant General SK Prashar pays tribute at Shaheed Smarak during Army Day celebrations in Mumbai. (Photo: IANS)
General Officer Commanding Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa Area VSM Lieutenant General SK Prashar pays tribute at Shaheed Smarak during Army Day celebrations in Mumbai. (Photo: IANS)
Earlier, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said
Earlier, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said "our western neighbour" was ceaselessly supporting terrorists and warned that India will achieve "decisive success" if war is forced on it. (Photo: IANS)
Union defence minister Rajnath Singh at a program organised to mark Armed Forces Veterans’ Day, at South Western Command, in Jaipur. (Photo: PIB India)
Union defence minister Rajnath Singh at a program organised to mark Armed Forces Veterans’ Day, at South Western Command, in Jaipur. (Photo: PIB India)
Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Adm Karambir Singh, Chief of Air Staff ACM RKS Bhadauria and Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane laying a wreath and paying homage to martyrs at the National War Memorial on the occasion of Army Day in New Delhi. (Photo: PIB India)
Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Adm Karambir Singh, Chief of Air Staff ACM RKS Bhadauria and Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane laying a wreath and paying homage to martyrs at the National War Memorial on the occasion of Army Day in New Delhi. (Photo: PIB India)
Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Adm Karambir Singh, Chief of Air Staff ACM RKS Bhadauria and Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane paying homage to martyrs at the National War Memorial. (Photo: PIB India)
Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Adm Karambir Singh, Chief of Air Staff ACM RKS Bhadauria and Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane paying homage to martyrs at the National War Memorial. (Photo: PIB India)
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