Indian Army celebrates 70th Infantry Day, Narendra Modi extends his wishes

27 October is celebrated as Infantry Day as it was on this day in 1947 that an infantry company of the first battalion of the Sikh Regiment was airlifted from Delhi to Srinagar to liberate Kashmir.

FP Staff October 27, 2017 19:05:54 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended wishes to the Indian Army on the 70th Infantry Day. Twitter@NorthernComd_IA
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended wishes to the Indian Army on the 70th Infantry Day. Twitter@NorthernComd_IA
27 October is celebrated as Infantry Day as it was on this day in 1947 that an infantry company of the first battalion of the Sikh Regiment was airlifted from Delhi to Srinagar to liberate Kashmir from invading tribals supported by Pakistani army. Twitter@florence_parly
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27 October is celebrated as Infantry Day as it was on this day in 1947 that an infantry company of the first battalion of the Sikh Regiment was airlifted from Delhi to Srinagar to liberate Kashmir from invading tribals supported by Pakistani army. Twitter@florence_parly
'I bow to all infantry martyrs, who devoted their lives to the nation. Their heroic sacrifices will be remembered for generations to come," Narendra Modi tweeted. Twitter@RadhamohanBJP
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'I bow to all infantry martyrs, who devoted their lives to the nation. Their heroic sacrifices will be remembered for generations to come," Narendra Modi tweeted. Twitter@RadhamohanBJP
The action was ordered by then-prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru after Maharaja Hari Singh signed the instrument of accession acceding Jammu Kashmir to India. Twitter@florence_parly
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The action was ordered by then-prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru after Maharaja Hari Singh signed the instrument of accession acceding Jammu Kashmir to India. Twitter@florence_parly