Highlighting the strength, courage and determination of the Indian Army on the occasion of 73rd Army Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted the “mighty soldiers” and their families for their efforts in working to raise the “head of the country with pride.”
In a tweet this morning, Modi said, “Immediate congratulations to the mighty soldiers of the country and their families on Army Day in defense of Mother Bharati. Our army is strong, courageous and determined, which has always raised the head of the country with pride. I salute the Indian Army on behalf of all the countrymen.”
President Ram Nath Kovind also expressed his gratitude to the Indian Armed Forces by remembering the “supreme sacrifice” of the “valiant men and women” in serving the nation. “ India will remain forever grateful to courageous and committed soldiers, veterans and their families,” he added.
To mark the occasion, the Indian Army paid tribute to the continuous efforts of the soldiers at the National War Memorial in the national capital on Friday. Among those present were CDS General Bipin Rawat, Army Chief General MM Naravane, IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, and Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh.