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Jan 15, 2012 at 08:42am IST

Army Day to be celebrated today

New Delhi: Army Day is being celebrated across the country on Sunday.

It was on this historic day in 1949 that the Indian Army divested the control of the British with General KM Cariappa taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from Sir Francis Butcher.

A number of parades, lectures and equipment displays are planned in the day.

Army Day to be celebrated today

A number of parades, lectures and equipment displays are planned in the day.

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