Army Day Celebrated at Asian Academy of Film And TV

Noida: Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa’s(then a Lieutenant General) taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, on 15 January 1949.“The day is celebrated in the form of parades and other military shows in the national capital New Delhi as well as in all headquarters. Today on 15 January 2019, we are celebrating 71st Indian Army Day at AAFT,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.“ Army Day marks a day to salute the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect the country and its citizens,” said Col. Pradeep Gupta Director of AAFT School of Mass Communication And Journalism.Many people may not know that Dr. Sandeep Marwah has given 8 years to Para Military Force- Delhi Home Guards and started his journey as Battalion Commander and rose to the level of District Commandant, probably the youngest person to reach to the level of Colonel.Sandeep Marwah had great interest in Scouting and NCC in school and college level. He was selected as Special Police Officer and then Joined Delhi Home Guards. He is the recipient of many awards and medals in forces including 8 Parades on 26th January he participated in, informed Sunil Parashar now Special Police Officer.
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