Amazing Facts About The Indian Army

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    • Indian Army was established in 1776 by the East India Company in Kolkata.
    • On the day of today ie, on January 15, 1949, the Indian army was completely free from the British army and Field Marshal K M Kariyappa Azad became India’s first army chief.
    • Before that Francis Bucher of British origin was the army chief.
    • Indian Army participated in both world wars from the British side.
    • The first army in India was formed by the British in 1776 in Kolkata. Then the East India Company created the British Indian Army.
    • Nearly 13 lakh soldiers of Indian Army fought in the First World War. Of which 74,187 soldiers were either martyred or disappeared. These world wars lasted from 1914 to 1918.

Indian Army has 1,200,255 active and 990960 reserve soldiers.




      • In the year 1947, 4 battalions out of the 10 battalions of Gorkha Regiment went into the British Army. While the rest split in India and Pakistan.
      • In the year 1947, 4 battalions out of the 10 battalions of Gorkha Regiment went into the British Army. While the rest split in India and Pakistan.
      • In 1949, KM Korpipas took over the post of Commander-in-Chief in the army and in memory of this, on January 15, it is celebrated as Army Day.
      • Indian army traveled to Hyderabad for the second time when the Nizam refused to join the Hyderabad State in India. The year was 1948.
      • The Indian Army has HAL Rudra, HAL Dhruv, HAL Chetak, HAL Cheeta and Chital helicopters.
      • Indian soldiers on the Siachen, the world’s highest battlefield at the height of 5000 meters above sea level, monitor in very difficult circumstances.

Movies like Border, Target, Kargil, LOC made up of the Indian Army.

      • Indian Army is the second largest army in the world.
      • There are about 53 Cantonment and 9 Army Bases in the entire country of Indian Army.
      • The Indian Army known worldwide for spreading peace.
      • Indian Army personnel trained in such a way that they can climb up to any mountain.
      • The Indian Army built in 1776 by the East India Company in Kolkata.
      • The Indian Army has 53 Cantonment and 9 Army Bases throughout the country.

India also has a very large cavalry.

      • Siachen Glacier is the world’s highest battleground. Its height is 5000 meters above sea level, which the Indian army oversees.
      • The Indian Army is the largest army in the world. This is the reason that the countries of the world consider the Indian army to be iron.
      • Indian Military Engineering Services is the largest manufacturer in India.
      • There is also a contingent of horsemen in the Indian Army. There are only three countries in the world with cavalry troops.
      • Assam Rifles is the oldest Paramilitary Force of the Indian Army, which established in 1835.

So far 27 people have been Army Chief.

      • Under the United Nations Peace Campaign, India sends the largest number of soldiers from any country in the world.
      • The Belly Bridge the world’s highest bridge, situated between Ladra and Drus River in Ladakh, which  constructed by the Indian Army in 1982.
      • The army engaged in the protection of the President is the oldest regiment of the Indian Army, which currently resides in Rashtrapati Bhavan.
      • In the matter of fighting in the forests, the Indian Army known as the best army in the world. Countries like USA, UK and Russia often visit this troop to know about this quality of India.
      • Indian Army considered one of the largest army in the world.
      • The Indian Army also known for spreading peace across the world.



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