PHOTOS: India showcases its military prowess on Army Day

India on Saturday celebrated 74th Army Day with showcasing its military might and some of its state-of-the-art assets during the majestic parade at the Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi Cantonment on Wednesday.

The Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to mark Lieutenant General K M Cariappa taking over as commander-in-chief of the Indian Army in 1949 from General Francis Butcher, the last British commander-in-chief of India.

Carriappa later became a Field Marshal.

Here are some of the glimpses of the celebration.


IMAGE: Army jawans display their war skills during the Army Day Parade at KM Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi. All photographs: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo


IMAGE: Akash Missile system on display during the Army Day Parade.


IMAGE: Army choppers fly-past during the parade.


IMAGE: Soldiers display their war skills.


IMAGE: Soldiers in action during the parade.


IMAGE: Indian Army’s tank contingent participate in the parade.


IMAGE: Topas tank on display during the Army Day Parade.


IMAGE: Army’s Assam Rifles contingent marches past during the Army Day Parade.


IMAGE: Army jawans show their skills.



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