Every Indian is proud of the Indian Army, and even if it is not, this is the Indian army which always keeps India away from enemies. Indian soldiers play on their own lives and keep our ancestors safe and independent. For his heroism and duty, the whole country sees him with respect. Almost all of us know something about their contribution and their accomplishments. But the things we are going to mention here will increase your respect for the Indian army.
INSPIRATIONAL FACTS ABOUT INDIAN ARMY
SIACHEN GLACIER: @ -50 DEGREE CELSIUS
Siachen Glacier is the highest battlefield in this world, which is 5000 meters above sea level. Here the temperature goes below –50 degrees and in such a difficult environment the Indian army keeps on protecting every moment.
THIRD BIGGEST MILITARY
The Indian Army is the third largest army in the world after China and America. There are 13 lakh 25 thousand active soldiers and more than 21 lakh 43 thousand reservists in the entire army of India.
NUCLEAR TEST – POKHARAN
In the beginning of the 1970s and early 1990s, India conducted its nuclear tests in a secret way, and the US intelligence agency CIA did not even notice it. These incidents are considered to be a major failure of the CIA and a major success of the Indian Army.
THE BATTLE OF LONGEWALA
Battle of Longewala is a very famous fight. Later on, whose story was influenced by the story, a movie called ‘Border’ was also made in Bollywood. This fight took place between India and Pakistan in 1971. In it, there were 2000 Pakistani soldiers on one side, and on the other hand there were only 120 Indian soldiers. Indian soldiers had no special deadly weapon other than a M40Rikwile-lace on a jeep. On the other hand, Pakistani troops had 45 tanks and a mobile infantry brigade. In the opposite conditions of very few numbers and almost unarmed, Indian soldiers did not show their back to the enemies. He stayed in Maidan-e-Jung for the whole night till his help came in the morning in the morning and forced the enemies to flee in the opposite direction.
BIGGEST “VOLUNTARY” ARMY
India has the world’s largest “voluntary” army. Despite the provision of compulsory recruitment (forced recruitment) in the Indian Constitution, the Indian army did not need to do so in its entire history anytime. Every army of the entire army has joined it with its own will.
NO RESERVATION BASED ON CASTE OR RELIGION
Unlike other government organizations and institutions of India, there is no provision for any reservation on the basis of caste or religion in the Indian Army. Soldiers are selected only on the basis of their abilities and physical abilities displayed in their tests.
THE INDO-PAKISTAN WAR OF 1971
In 1971, the Indo-Pak war ended, with the surrender of 93 thousand Pakistani soldiers and officers. After World War II, this is the biggest incident of taking prisoners in such a large number. This was the war which ended with the foundation of an independent Bangladesh.
OPERATION RAHAT (2013): BIGGEST CIVILIAN RESCUE OPERATIONS
Operation Relief (2013) is the world’s largest civilian rescue operation. This operation was conducted by the IAF to save the affected people in Uttarakhand. In its first phase, from June 17, 2013, the Air Force rescued a total of 2 lakh people with the help of helicopters and transported 3 lakh 82 thousand 4 hundred kilograms of relief material and equipment.
HIGHEST BRIDGE IN THE WORLD: BAILEY BRIDGE
Indian Army has built the world’s highest bridge. Belly Bridge is the highest bridge in the world, which is built on the Ladakh valley in the Himalayas range between Drass and the fresh rivers. The Indian Army made it in 1982.
After the failure of the first and second missile trials of the Agni missile series, countries such as USA, UK and Pakistan had made fun of India. But the success of the Agni Mishich in the third test put a lock on them all. Apart from this, the Indian Army successfully tested many other missiles, such as Earth and Brahmos.
“We salute the heroes of Indian armed forces, due to which we are living our lives with freedom and peace.”
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