New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: The whole nation is celebrating the India Air Force Day today with full zeal and enthusiasm. The day is observed to mark the establishment anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF). Today is the 88th anniversary of the Indian Air Force, also known as Bharatiya Vayu Sena, which was established on October 8, 1932.  

Since its inception, the IAF has expanded itself with numerous accomplishments including four battles with Pakistan and China, its role in World War II and the execution of the United Nation's peacekeeping mission. The Indian Air Force's complement of personnel and aircraft assets ranks fourth amongst the air forces of the world. 

So to mark this patriotic day, here are some Wishes, quotes, messages, WhatsApp and Facebook status to share with your friends and family:

Messages

1. We live in a free country because of our real heroes. Salute to Indian Army. Happy Air Force Day!

2. India is a golden bird and play is its new wing because of our great services of Indian Forces. Happy Air Force Day!

3. Flag waving in the wind is a symbol of our freedom. Happy Air Force Day! Jai Hind

4. I’m very grateful to them who have fought for our freedom. Happy Indian Air Force Day!

5. It is a proud privilege to be a soldier – a good soldier with discipline, self-respect, pride in his unit and his country, a high sense of duty and obligation to comrades and his superiors, and a self-confidence born of demonstrated ability. Happy Air Force Day!

6. I am proud and happy for our country to remain in the gentle feel. Happy Air Force Day!

7. Unite and live together in the future to maintain independence. Happy Air Force Day!

8. Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life. Happy Air Force Day!

9. We live in a free country because of our real heroes. Happy Air Force Day!

Quotes

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

2. No real change in history has ever been achieved by discussions—Subhas Chandra Bose

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

4. I regret I have but one life to give for my country—Prem Ramchandan

5. Either I will come back after hoisting the tricolour, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure—Capt. Vikram Batra, PVC

We are in the 21st century because of our ancestors are lucky to live with freedom due to our armed forces. Happy Air Force Day!

Wishes

1. Who kept the hope and supported the fight, The glory theirs, the service ours.

2. Who kept the faith and fought the fight; the glory theirs, the duty ours. Happy Air Force Day!

3. Today we are breathing freely just because we live in a free country. Happy Indian Air Force Day!

4. We are flying in different areas of increase, just as India is free. Happy Indian Air Force Day 2020.

5. India is a golden bird and play is its new wing. Happy Indian Air Force Day 2020.

6. It is a proud privilege to be a soldier – a good soldier with discipline, self-respect, pride in his unit and his country, a high sense of duty and obligation to comrades and his superiors, and a self-confidence born of demonstrated ability. Happy Air Force Day!

7. Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life. Happy Air Force Day!

8. Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours. Happy Air Force Day!

Posted By: Srishti Goel