New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The 72nd Army Day is being celebrated across India on January 15, 2020 (Wednesday). It is observed at all Army command headquarters to honour soldiers for their selfless service for the country. Army day is celebrated on this day because Field Marshal KM Cariappa took command of Indian Army from General Francis Butcher on January 15, 1949. A parade is organised in Delhi to mark the special event. Indian Army was formed in 1776 by the East India Company in Kolkata. It is one of the powerful miltary of the world, competing with superpowers like China, Russia and the US.

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Here are some inspirational quotes on Indian Army Day:

We fight to win and win with a knock out,because there are no runners up in war.-Genereal JJ Singh

Some goals are so worthy, it’s glorious even to fail”. Capt Manoj Kumar Pandey

You have never lived until You have almost died, And for those who choose to fight, Life has a special flavor, The protected will never know!!!” – Capt R Subramanium

Two Stars on the shoulder are better and brighter than a thousand in the sky.

The True Soldier fights,Not because he hates,what is is front him,but because he loves,what is behind him.

If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or is a Gurkha. -Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

Either I will come back after hoisting the tricolor, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure.

I won’t die in an accident or die of any disease i will go down in Glory.

May god have mercy on our enemies, because we won’t.

We live by chance, we love by choice, we kill by profession.” – Officers Training Academy, Chennai

Do not lament the death of a warrior killed in the battle field as those who sacrifice in their lives in the war are honoured in heaven. 

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