The Indian Army Day 2023 parade has moved from Delhi for the first time and will be held in Bengaluru
India celebrates its 75th Army Day today, 15 January 2023. Every year on January 15, Indian Army Day is celebrated when the people of India and the Indian Army pay tribute to Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa, who on that day in 1949 took over from Francis Roy Butcher as the last commander of the British Army. and became the country's first commander-in-chief.
Every year an army parade is held on Indian Army Day in Delhi, but this year the Army Day parade is held in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The parade will be held at the Madras Engineering Group (MEG) Regimental Center in Bengaluru.
Indian Army Day Parade 2023
In the Army Day Parade, a contingent of 5 regiments and army units march, including the Madras and Mahar Regiments. Madras Regiment, Artillery Regiment, Para SF, Bombay Engineer Group, Mahar Regiment, MEG, Army Service Corps Cavalry Unit and Military Order will march in the Army Day Parade.
March has a brass band of 5 regiments and the whole force has 3 officers and 57 other ranks.
Army Chief General Manoj Pandey attends Indian Army Day 2023 event in Bengaluru and lays wreaths in honor of martyrs. He also gave an overview of the Army Day parade in Bengaluru. On the occasion of Indian Army Day 2023, Southern Command will plant 75,000 saplings on the theme of Green India.