74th Infantry Day was celebrated by Northern Command today with traditional wreath laying ceremony at the Dhruva Shahid Smarak in Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir
Lieutenant General C Bansi Ponnappa, Chief of Staff, Northern Command on behalf of Lieutenant General YK Joshi, Army Commander, Northern Command laid wreath at Dhruva Shahid Smarak, Udhampur and complimented all ranks and veterans of Infantry for their devotion to duty and indomitable spirit while working under trying and challenging conditions.
He saluted their contributions and sacrifices to protect territorial integrity of the Nation and fighting terrorism with unstinting resolve.
The Infantry Day is celebrated to commemorate the operations launched by the Indian Army on 27 October 1947 to thwart the Pakistani aggression on the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
On this solemn day, the supreme sacrifices made by the Indian Army in defending the honour and integrity of the nation were remembered by all.
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