Army Day is commended on 15 January consistently in India, in acknowledgment of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa's assuming control as the main Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, on 15 January 1949.
The day is commended as parades and other military shows in the national capital New Delhi and also in all central command. On 15 January 2018, India commended its 70th Indian Army Day in New Delhi. Armed force Day denotes a day to salute the valiant officers who yielded their lives to secure the nation and its subjects. In 1942, K M Cariappa turns into the primary Indian Army Officer who was passed on to order a unit.