Indian soldiers pay their respects at the India Gate, New Delhi
Lieutenant General K. M. Cariappa took over as the commander-in-chief of the Indian navy on this day in 1949. The day is well known annually as Army Day, and it also commemorates the infantrymen who have laid down their lives for the u . S . A .. Seen inside the picture are turbans of Indian soldiers bowed in appreciate at the India Gate, which honours the eighty two,000 Indian infantrymen who misplaced their lives within the First World War.