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Armed Forces Chiefs pay tribute at National War Memorial in Delhi on Army Day

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15 Jan 2022

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Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, and Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar on January 15 paid their obeisance at the National War Memorial in Delhi to mark Army Day. The armed forces chiefs also laid a wreath at the war memorial. Army Day is observed every year on January 15 to commemorate the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army-Field Marshal Kodandera M Cariappa. The position was taken over on January 15, 1949, from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.