Every year 15th of January ia celebrated as Army Day in India. On 15 January 2021 we are celebrating our 73rd Army Day to commemorate our soldiers.

Why Army Day is Celebrated

History of Army Day dates back to 15th January 1949 when Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa took over the charge as the first Commander-In-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-In-Chief of India.

Theme for Army Day 2021

Theme and other information for Army Day 2021 is not shared by the Indian Army Officials yet. Theme for the year 2020 was Digital Transformation of Defense.

The Additional Directorate General of Public Information, Indian Army, had informed via a tweet that the Indian Army has organised a marathonVijay Run – to commemorate Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations of India’s resounding victory over Pakistan in 1971, to mark the 73rd Army Day in 2021.