Army Day wishes pour in: Akshay Kumar plays volleyball with soldiers, Mahindra praises strength of armed forces
Sachin Tendulkar lauded the armed forces.
The day is celebrated on January 15 every year, in recognition of Field Marshal KM Cariappa's taking over as from the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, General Sir Francis Butcher on 15 January 1949.
Appreciating the Indian Army, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra said its strength is directly proportionate to the emotional and moral support of the citizens of the nation. In a Twitter post, the 65-year-old praised the soldiers for putting their lives on the line every day so the people of the country can live their lives.
No matter how large or well-equipped it is, an army’s strength is directly proportionate to the emotional & moral s… https://t.co/xkLb100yh8— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) 1610693076000
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar led the Army Day posts from the Indian film fraternity by sharing a short video clip of his volleyball session with the Army officials on social media. In a short note, the 'Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty' actor revealed that the volleyball match was a part of the warm up for the marathon he had participated in on Friday.
Had the pleasure of meeting some of our bravehearts today to flag off a marathon on the occasion of #ArmyDay and wh… https://t.co/dLucMLC09f— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) 1610685883000
Taking a trip down the memory lane, actor Sanjay Dutt on Friday shared a throwback. black-and-white picture from the sets of his war film 'LOC: Kargil War'. "Saluting the courage and bravery of our Indian Army who has always stood strong, even in the most unfavorable conditions," he wrote.
Saluting the courage and bravery of our Indian Army who has always stood strong, even in the most unfavorable condi… https://t.co/5ewa1A5Huj— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) 1610693282000
Actor Ajay Devgn thanked the soldiers as they helped India become brave and self-reliant.
We are, if our Army is. Saluting every Indian soldier without whom can never be what she is; brave, self-reliant… https://t.co/VFazyaxQdB— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) 1610689448000
'Ek Villain' star praised the soldiers for sacrificing their comfort and selflessly follow their duty. "I salute you and your families who's silent contribution for the country can never be forgotten," he wrote.
To those who sacrifice their comfort, who never show the pain of leaving behind their families, and who are selfles… https://t.co/kUwyvNL0jq— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) 1610698112000
Happy #ArmyDay to all our Indian Army personnel & their families. Thank you for your contribution towards the nati… https://t.co/A0Y6yUQg5N— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) 1610704931000
Sharing the same image, cricketer Shikhar Dhawan saluted the armed forces for their service to the nation, and cricketer-turned-MP Gautam Gambhir said that people of the nation can sleep peacefully because they are awake.
A salute and endless gratitude towards our armed forces for their service to the nation. Thank you for protecting o… https://t.co/XkvKHsZ4wu— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) 1610706503000
We sleep peacefully because they are awake! On #ArmyDay I salute the indomitable spirit, valour and sacrifice of th… https://t.co/B6Df7DXi7k— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) 1610687273000
Cricketer KL Rahul said that the sacrifice of the armed forces for the nation will never forgotten.
I salute the brave armed forces of our country who put their lives on the line to protect us. Your sacrifice for th… https://t.co/gi90XKW3aY— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) 1610692896000
Team India player Rishabh Pant showed his gratitude to the armed forces and their innumerable sacrifices.
My sincere gratitude to the Armed forces for everything that you do for us. Your innumerable sacrifices we will nev… https://t.co/OhxEHkwHxJ— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) 1610698921000
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