Corps Commander Lays Wreath at Chinar War Memorial on 75th Army Day
Lt Gen ADS Aujla, GOC Chinar Corps laid wreath at the Chinar War Memorial in a solemn ceremony on the occasion of 75th Army Day.
The Corps Cdr, in his address, exhorted all ranks of the Chinar Corps to take inspiration from the devotion, resoluteness and sacrifices of the brave hearts and be prepared for all future challenges. GOC asked the Chinar Warriors to continue working towards peace and stability in Kashmir. During his interaction, he conveyed his good wishes for continued success to all ranks, veterans, defence civilian employees and families of Chinar Corps. He also complimented the awardees for their outstanding service to the nation.
Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year, in recognition of Field Marshal K M Cariappa's (then a Lieutenant General) taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Francis Roy Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, on 15 January 1949.