Indian Army plays a pivotal role in ensuring the national security and will continue to acquit itself as a robust and vital instrument of national power in the coming years, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said here.
On the occasion of Army Day, he greeted all officers, soldiers, veterans, civilians, ex-servicemen and their families. “The Indian Army plays a pivotal role in ensuring the national security of India, whilst defending our borders across some of the most perilous terrain in the world.
“It provides stability during internal security challenges and is often called upon to provide assistance during natural calamities,” the President said in his message. Mukherjee, who is the supreme commander of the armed forces, noted that Indian Army is known for its professionalism, selfless commitment and the unparalleled bravery.