Indian Army is celebrating the 75th Infantry Day today. The day is observed as a remembrance of the first military event of independent India, when the Indian Army repelled the first attack on the Indian soil on 27th October, 1947 in the Kashmir valley. The victory was accomplished by the personnel of the First Battalion of the Sikh Regiment.
Infantry is the largest fighting arm of the Indian Army, also popularly known as the “Queen of the Battle”, it is the backbone of the Indian Army and its soldiers bear the main brunt in any battle.
History of Infantry Day:
Infantry Day is celebrated as a remembrance of the first military event of independent India, when the First Battalion of the Sikh Regiment of Indian Army fought battle to accomplish victory over the first attack on the Indian soil by the Pakistan Army and Lashkar invader on October 27, 1947, in the Kashmir valley, who tried to grab J&K.