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Jawans perform full dress rehearsal at Delhi Cantt ahead of Army Day

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Army Day rehearsal
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Army Day rehearsal

From aerial maneuvers to motorcycle routines, jawans on Monday performed a full dress rehearsal at Delhi Cantonment here ahead of the Army Day celebrations, officials said.

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Naravane to head the celebrations
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Naravane to head the celebrations

Army chief, General Manoj Mukund Naravane will head the Army Day celebrations for the first time after taking charge.

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Full dress rehearsal
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Full dress rehearsal

In Delhi Cantonment, jawans performed a full dress rehearsal, which included various routines, including aerial maneuvers and motorcycle stunts, officials said.

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The Bikers!
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The Bikers!

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Showcasing the battle tank
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Showcasing the battle tank

Jawans drive a battle tank during full dress rehearsal ahead of Army Day celebrations.

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Why is Army day celebrated?
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Why is Army day celebrated?

Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to mark Lt Gen KM Carriappa taking over as commander-in-chief of the Indian Army in 1949 from General Francis Butcher, the last British commander-in-chief of India. Carriappa later became a field marshal.

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Paying respect to martyred
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Paying respect to martyred

Army Day also pays respects to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives to safeguard the country and its citizens.

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