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Army Day 2021: PM Modi, Prez Kovind Greet 'Strong, Brave & Resolute' Soldiers for 'Making India Proud'

In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indian soldiers have made the country proud as he wished them on behalf of the people. (Image: PTI)

In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indian soldiers have made the country proud as he wished them on behalf of the people. (Image: PTI)

The Indian Army Day is celebrated on January 15 to mark the first Indian general taking over the command of the Indian Army from a British officer in 1949.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted soldiers on Army Day and lauded the Indian Army, saying it is strong, brave and resolute.

In a tweet, he said Indian soldiers have made the country proud as he wished them on behalf of the people.

Army Day is celebrated to mark the first Indian general taking over the command of the Indian Army from a British officer in 1949.

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday greeted Indian Army personnel and said the country will remain forever grateful to its courageous and committed soldiers, veterans and their families.

"On Army Day, greetings to the valiant men and women of the Indian Army. We remember the bravehearts who made the supreme sacrifice in service to the nation. India will remain forever grateful to courageous and committed soldiers, veterans and their families. Jai Hind!," President Kovind tweeted.

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