Every year January 15 is celebrated as the Indian Army Day as a sign of veneration to our brave soldiers, who are ready to take bullets for the safety of our motherland. The armed forces celebrate this day to commemorate the change of guard from the last British commander of the Indian Army, General Francis Butcher, to Field Marshal K M Cariappa. The year 2019 marked the 71st anniversary of this patriotic movement.
Actor Sidharth Malhotra took to Twitter and shared an emotional post for his grandfather who served as an Indian Army officer. In his post, the actor thanked his late grandfather for inculcating him with the most important human etiquette like sacrifice, courage and discipline. Apart from him, many celebrities from across various fields paid their homage to our soldiers and thanked them for their valuable sacrifices. Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi and President, Ram Nath Kovind too extended greetings to the soldiers Also, Bollywood celebs like Anushka Sharma, Anil Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Richa Chadha, Anupam Kher, Sachin Tendulkar and many more paid their heartfelt tributes.
Happy Army Day. Such a perfect start to 2019, isn’t it?