Indian Army Infantry Day 2022

Indian Army Infantry Day 2022 – Every year Indian Army Infantry Day is celebrated on October 27th in India in order to pay homage to the soldiers who fought for the country and laid down their lives in the line of duty. On 27th October 2022, the Indian Army is observing the 76th Edition of Infantry Day. To celebrate the 76th Infantry Day this year on October 27, soldiers have conducted four simultaneous bike rallies from all cardinal directions, Wellington (Tamil Nadu), Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir), Shillong (Meghalaya), and Ahmedabad (Gujarat).

  • Maratha Light Infantry Regiment from Ahmedabad, Assam Regiment from Shillong, Madras Regiment from Wellington, and Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regiment from Udhampur spearheaded the groups will have 10 bikers and will cover a cumulative journey of 8,000 km.
  • The Chinar Corps is observed on October 27th every year to pay to honor the supreme sacrifice of the brave soldiers in combatting the Pakistani invaders, in Jammu and Kashmir, in the year 1947.
  • Infantry Day is considered a remembrance of the first military event of independent India.
  • on this day, the First Battalion of the Sikh Regiment combatted battle to get victory over the first attack on Indian soil by the Pakistan Army and Lashkar invaders.
  • On October 27, 1947, in the Kashmir valley, they wanted to attack J&K to take control.

76th Infantry Day: History

  • October 27 Date was picked for the occasion as it was on this day that the first Indian infantry soldiers defended the country’s territory from external aggression.
  • Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir, Hari Singh signed the instrument of accession to be part of the Indian dominion on October 26, 1947.
  • the first Battalion of the Sikh Regiment went to the Srinagar airbase to fight against Pakistani invaders.
  • On 22nd October, Pakistan’s regular soldiers entered Jammu and Kashmir as tribals and volunteers from the tribal areas of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) to forcibly occupy the state and integrate it with Pakistan.
  • The first Indian battalion which was commanded by Lt Col Dewan Ranjit Rai got informed on October 26 night and moved from Gurgaon to Srinagar the next morning to save the airfield from the Pakistani invaders.

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