President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed their warm wishes to Indian Army personnel on the occasion of Army Day on January 15.
The President who is the Supreme Commander of the Armed forces in her address to the Indian Army said, “I extend my warm felicitations to the Indian Army on the occasion of Army Day 2024.”
“The Indian Army plays a pivotal role in ensuring the country’s security. The Indian Army has always displayed professionalism during conflicts, counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations, national calamities and disasters. The exemplary leadership and selfless devotion exhibited by the men and women of the Indian Army is admirable,” President Murmu said in her message.
President Murmu further said in her message that we salute the sacrifice of bravehearts who laid down their lives in service of the nation.
“Today, we recall and salute the sacrifice of the bravehearts who laid down their lives in service of the nation. The country stands united in expressing solidarity with their families, who have endured the loss of their loved ones with courage and fortitude” the President said.
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“I wish the Indian Army continued success in all its endeavours and convey my best wishes to its gallant soldiers, veterans and their families,” President Murmu said.
On January 15, PM Modi also greeted Army personnel and said they are pillars of strength and resilience. In a message to the soldiers on the occasion of Army day 2024, Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the bravehearts for extending a ‘helping hand in times of disaster’.
On Army Day, we honour the extraordinary courage, unwavering commitment and sacrifices of our Army personnel. Their relentless dedication in protecting our nation and upholding our sovereignty is a testament to their bravery. They are pillars of strength and resilience. pic.twitter.com/jD6FbM1Gkr
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 15, 2024
“Hearty congratulations and best wishes to the brave comrades of the Indian Army, ex-servicemen and their families on Army Day. The nation is proud of the indomitable courage, service and dedication of the brave men and women of the force. Be it firmly dealing with external threats and internal challenges or extending a helping hand in times of disaster, the brave men of the Army have impressed in every role,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a written message to the Indian army.
“The Indian Army has created a unique identity in the world as an organized and disciplined force. The Indian Army is conscious of adapting itself to the challenges of the changing era and today the country also stands with its military heroes with all the facilities and resources,” he added.
“On the occasion of Army Day, I pay tribute on behalf of the nation to all those brave martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice of their lives in the service of the country. The country salutes the sacrifice and penance of these brave comrades,” he conveyed further.
PM Modi also highlighted the significant role played by the soldiers during the ‘Amril Kaal’.
“The nation is rapidly moving towards building a grand and developed India in the ‘Amrit Kaal’. The brave comrades of the Indian Army are playing a very important role in nation building while providing security and stability to the country. I am confident that the nation, energized by the power of collectivity, will reach new heights of progress.” Prime Minister conveyed in a written message.
(with inputs from ANI)