About Indian Army Essay Contest

Army Day in India is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year on 15th of January. It has been started celebrating to respect the Lieutenant General of India, K. M. Cariappa (Kodandera Madappa Cariappa) who was the first Indian Army’s Commander-in-Chief. It is celebrated every year at all the Army Command headquarters and national capital by organizing army parades including many other military shows.

Army Day 2018

Army day 2018 will be celebrated on 15th of January, at Monday. It would be celebrated as 70th Indian Army day in the national capital.

Why Army Day is Celebrated

It is celebrated to pay homage and salute to the courageous and brave Indian soldiers who have been sacrificed their lives for protecting the country. Indian Arny General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa was succeeded the British Army General Roy Butcher and became the first Commander-in-Chief of the independent India.

Indian Army soldiers are always ready to fight with all the hard times at Indian borders as well as with the natural disasters. They courageously face all the challenges and difficulties come their way to save the nation and people.

Army Day Celebration

Indian army plays a great and big role during the disaster situations in the country as they are dedicated to the country to become the War Winning Team. The day was decided to be celebrated as the army day in India to start paying tribute to the sacrificed Indian army soldiers at the “Amar Jawan Jyoti” at India Gate in New Delhi.

After paying homage, an excellent parades including military shows takes place to indicate the new technologies and accomplishments in the Indian Army. Bravery awards including Unit credentials and Sena Medals are distributed at this great occasion.

At the Army Day celebration in Jammu and Kashmir, serving army personnel get the bravery and famed service awards (Sena medals, Vishist Seva medals and etc). The day has been marked to memorize the daring and bold Indian soldiers who lost their lives while protecting their nation.

Army Day Parade

Army day parade during the army day celebration is carried out by the Indian army soldiers (Indian army bands) which involves the exhibition of BLT T-72, T-90 tanks, Brahmos Missile, carrier Mortar Tracked Vehicle, 155 MM Soltum Gun, Advanced Light Helicopters of the Army Aviation Corps and etc.

Serving Indian armies take a pledge at this day to maintain their service and protect the nation from enemies whether they are foreign or domestic.

Winners Junior – 6 Students (Class 7 - 9)

 First Prize: Om Sanjesh Kasarkhedkar
Prize: Rs 20,000
School: Saraswati Vishwa Vidyalaya National School, Pune, Maharashtra


Second Prize (2 A): Priyanshi Srivastava
Prize: Rs 10,000
School: Vanita Public School, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh


Second Prize (2 B): Animan Naskar
Prize: Rs 10,000
School: Manav Rachna International School, Sec-46, Gurugram, Haryana


Second Prize (3 A): Sylvan Jha
Prize: Rs 5,000
School: Tapovan International School, Mahesana, Gujarat
 

Second Prize (3 B): Taraasha Sagar
Prize: Rs 5,000
School: Amity International School, Pushp Vihar, Delhi


Second Prize (3 C): Svenam Nirav Kumar Patel
Prize: Rs 5,000
School: Tapovan International School, Mahesana, Gujarat

 
Special Prize – Junior (15 Prizes of Rs 1,000 each)

Special Prize 1: Ishaan Arora
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Mata Jai Kaur Public School, Ashok Vihar, Phase-3, Delhi
 

Special Prize 2: Kritika Patnaik
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Delhi Public School, Rairu, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

 
Special Prize 3: Darshira
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Renaissance School, Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh
 

Special Prize 4: Harsh Soni
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Navy Children School, Navy Nagar, Colaba, Mumbai

 
Special Prize 5: Jannes Jacob
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Convent of Jesus and Mary, New Delhi

 

Special Prize 6: Aakriti Tiwary
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Kendriya Vidyalaya, B.S.F Campus, Churachandpur, Manipur

 
Special Prize 7: Ann Maria Tom
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: St. John of The Cross High School, Goa

 
Special Prize 8: Bhawana Sharma
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Tapovan International School, Mahesana, Gujarat
 

Special Prize 9: Chhabra Chandni
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Eklavya English Medium School, Mahesana, Gujarat
 

Special Prize 10: Jainam Chaudhary
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Kendriya Vidyalaya ONGC, Mahesana, Gujarat


Special Prize 11: Karan Andrade
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Maneckji Copper Education Trust School, Mumbai, Maharashtra
 

Special Prize 12: Khushi Dudeja
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: The Heritage School, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
 

Special Prize 13: Kislay Bajpai
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: City Montessori, Rajiv Nagar Campus 1, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
 

Special Prize 14: Manali Jain
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: St. John of The Cross High School, Goa

 
Special Prize 15: Zoya Anwar
Prize: Rs 1,000
School: Ebenezar Hr. Sec. School, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
 

Winners Senior – 6 Students (Class 10 - 12)

First Prize: Pachuau Lalliantluangi
Prize: Free Trip to South Korea for 6 days / 5 nights
School: St. Paul’s Higher Secondary School, Aizawl, Mizoram
 

Second Prize (2 A): Vriti Vankani
Prize: Free Trip to South Korea for 6 days / 5 nights
School: KIIT International School, Bhubaneswar, Odisha


Second Prize (2 B): Anushka Gupta
Prize: Free Trip to South Korea for 6 days / 5 nights
School: Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, New Delhi
 


Second Prize (2 C): Poonam Dey
Prize: Free Trip to South Korea for 6 days / 5 nights
School: Army Public School Narangi, Guwahati, Assam

 
Third Prize (3 A): Lalrindiki
Prize: Rs 5,000
School: St. Paul’s Higher Secondary School, Aizawl, Mizoram

 
Third Prize (3 B): Mary Chingthianhoih Langel
Prize: Rs 5,000
School: The Airforce School, Suborto Park, New Delhi
 


Special Prize – Senior (17 Prizes of Rs 2,000 each)

Special Prize 1: Tusharika Arora
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Ryan International School, Sec-21, Faridabad, Haryana


Special Prize 2: Khushi Juneja
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, New Delhi


Special Prize 3: Mehak Batra
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, New Delhi

 
Special Prize 4: Riddhi Parwani
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Sadhu Vaswani International School for Girls, Shanti Niketan, Delhi

 
Special Prize 5: Samridhi Sharma
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Guru Nanak Mission Public School, Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh

 
Special Prize 6: Apurva Singh
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Little Flower School, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

 
Special Prize 7: G. Harismita
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Padma Sheshadri Bala Bhavan Sr. Sec. School, K.K. Nagar, Chennai

 
Special Prize 8: Gayathri Sridhar
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Padma Sheshadri Bala Bhavan Sr. Sec. School, K.K. Nagar, Chennai


Special Prize 9: Himadri Singh
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Doon International School, Dalanwala, Dehradun, Uttrakhand


Special Prize 10: Kumud Parashar
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: School - ????


Special Prize 11: Cecelia Zosangzeli
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: St. Paul’s Higher Secondary School, Aizawl, Mizoram

 
Special Prize 12: Medhansh Moksha Malhotra
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Doon International School, Dalanwala, Dehradun, Uttrakhand


Special Prize 13: Riya Desai
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Devine Child School, Mahesana, Gujarat


Special Prize 14: Sarthak Gupta
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Amity International School, Mayur Vihar, New Delhi


Special Prize 15: Shaarang Majumdar
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Delhi Public School, Greater Faridabad, Haryana
 

Special Prize 16: Tanisha Ganguly
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: Army Public School Narangi, Guwahati, Assam
 

Special Prize 17: Tanvi Sharma
Prize: Rs 2,000
School: SOS Hermann Gemini School, Gole Gujral, Talab Tillo,  Jammu

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