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Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Dec 7 - Armed Forces Flag Day was celebrated at Raj Bhawan here today.

It is for the third time that Armed Forces Flag Day was observed here. Every year, December 7 is being observed as Armed Forces Flag Day throughout the country since 1949 with an aim to honour the martyrs and the men in uniform who not only fought valiantly for the country�s honour and safety but laid down their lives for the sake of the motherland.

Paying tribute to the brave and martyred soldiers for their selfless service for safeguarding the security and integrity of the nation, Governor Banwarilal Purohit said that Armed Forces Flag Day is an occasion to generate funds for the welfare of jawans of the Indian armed forces and their dependants.

Welcoming the ex-servicemen and war widows, Purohit also extended his gratitude for their contribution to fortify the defence of the country. He also said that the national flag is always held high because of the sacrifice and immense contributions of the soldiers of the nation.

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Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated

GUWAHATI, Dec 7 - Armed Forces Flag Day was celebrated at Raj Bhawan here today.

It is for the third time that Armed Forces Flag Day was observed here. Every year, December 7 is being observed as Armed Forces Flag Day throughout the country since 1949 with an aim to honour the martyrs and the men in uniform who not only fought valiantly for the country�s honour and safety but laid down their lives for the sake of the motherland.

Paying tribute to the brave and martyred soldiers for their selfless service for safeguarding the security and integrity of the nation, Governor Banwarilal Purohit said that Armed Forces Flag Day is an occasion to generate funds for the welfare of jawans of the Indian armed forces and their dependants.

Welcoming the ex-servicemen and war widows, Purohit also extended his gratitude for their contribution to fortify the defence of the country. He also said that the national flag is always held high because of the sacrifice and immense contributions of the soldiers of the nation.