A movie depicting about armed forces ‘Our Armed Forces’ was screened at Shaurya Smarak here on Monday. The movie was screened under regular film screenings about Indian Army.
The movie was directed by Ravi Prakash and Mohan Bhavnani. The movie was made by Film Division of India. The movie focussed on the working, sacrifices and hard work of Indian Armed Forces.
The Indian Armed Forces are the military forces of the Republic of India. It consists of three professional uniformed services: the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force. Additionally, the Indian Armed Forces are supported by the Indian Coast Guard and paramilitary organisations (Assam Rifles, and Special Frontier Force) and various inter-service commands and institutions such as the Strategic Forces Command, the Andaman and Nicobar Command and the Integrated Defence Staff.
The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces. The Indian Armed Forces are under the management of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Government of India.
With strength of over 1.4 million active personnel, it is the world's second-largest military force and has the world's largest volunteer army It has also the fourth-largest defence budget in the world.
The Indian armed forces have been engaged in a number of major military operations, including: the Indo-Pakistani wars of 1947, 1965 and 1971, the Portuguese-Indian War, the Sino-Indian War, the 1967 Chola incident, the 1987 Sino-Indian skirmish, the Kargil War, and the Siachen conflict among others. All the major incidents were depicted in the movie.