Northern Command celebrates 72nd Infantry Day, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh praises infantry personnel


For personnel of Northern Command, Saturday was a special day. The Northern Command of Indian Army celebrated 72nd Infantry Day at the headquarter in Udhampur district. To commemorate the operations launched by the Indian Army on October 27, 1947 to thwart the Pakistani aggression on the state of Jammu and Kashmir soon after partition, the Infantry Day is celebrated. Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh has all the praise of all ranks of infantry because of their devotion to duty and indomitable spirit despite tough conditions in the field.  He also commended them for maintaining the sanctity of the nation’s borders and fighting terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. According to Defence spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand, “72nd Infantry Day was celebrated today (Saturday) with a traditional wreath laying ceremony at the Dhruva Shaheed Samarak, Udhampur by Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh.”