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A great historical photo on General Cariappa's promotion as Indian army's Commander-in-Chief in 1949 (from FB)

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A great historical photo on General Cariappa's promotion as Indian army's Commander-in-Chief in 1949 (from FB) Empty A great historical photo on General Cariappa's promotion as Indian army's Commander-in-Chief in 1949 (from FB)

Post by Seva Lamberdar Sat Jan 15, 2022 4:36 pm

A great historical photo on General Cariappa's promotion as Indian army's Commander-in-Chief in 1949 (from FB) 271921926_10158759929873063_1354793776265374568_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=unh4XAnMy4AAX8IqEiz&_nc_ht=scontent.fyyz1-2
left to right: Lt. Gen. Maharaj Rajendrasinhji (GOC-in-C SouthCom), Governor General (Rashtrapati) C. Rajagopalachari, PM, J L Nehru, General Cariappa, Mrs Vijaylakshmi Pandit (India's Ambassador to USSR), Sardar Baldev Singh (Defence Minister) & Lady Bucher (wife of Gen. Sir Roy Bucher, the out going C in C).  


Photograph from Field Marshal Cariappa's biography by his son, Air Marshal K Cariappa, showing General K M Cariappa being felicitated on promotion to Commander-in-Chief, Indian Army, on 15 January 1949, and henceforth THE ARMY DAY!


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