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Freedom Fighters : Kodandera Madappa Cariappa (Kipper) Study Notes

Posted on : June 6th 2019, 1:55 am

Freedom Fighters : Kodandera Madappa Cariappa (Kipper)

Dear Readers, Examclear team here providing the important questions related to Indian freedom fighters dedicated their lives for the cause of Indian independence of India. All important questions will be asked for 1 or 2 Marks in All Govt Job competitive exams like SSC, UPSC, Civil Services, RRB Railway Exams, and other Public Service Commission Exams.

Freedom Fighter : The First Indian Commander

  • He led Indian forces on the Western Front during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947.
  • On 15th Jan 1949 K M Cariappa became the first commander-in-chief of Indian Army
  • He is one of only two Indian Army officers to hold the five-star rank of field marshal; the other being Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw.
  • After his retirement from the army in 1953, he served as the high commissioner to Australia and New Zealand until 1956.