The contribution of infantry in the defence of the nation is important and the country is proud of it. In his message, Modi has said that this bravery of soldiers will continue to inspire millions of people. Celebrated on the date of 27th October.
Reason for celebrating Infantry Day
Pakistan invaded Jammu and Kashmir in 1947 after King Harisingh of Jammu and Kashmir signed a treaty to join India. On this occasion, 27th October is celebrated as Infantry Day to commemorate the important achievements of the Sikh Regiment.
Reference: News on Air