Lucknow hosts 76th Army Day celebration at Central Command HQ


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The Army Day is celebrated every year on 15 January to commemorate the historic event of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa taking over as the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Army from General Francis Bucher, the last British chief, on 15 January 1949. This is the second consecutive year that the Army Day celebrations are being held outside Delhi, after Bengaluru in 2023. New Delhi: The Indian Army will hold its 76th Army Day parade at the 11 Gorkha Rifles Regimental Centre in Lucknow — the headquarters of the Army’s Central Command — Monday. The Army Day is an occasion...