GUWAHATI, Dec 7 - Armed Forces Flag Day was observed at the War Memorial, Dighalipukhuri today as per COVID-19 protocol. The solemn occasion was observed to honour the martyrs and the soldiers of the Armed Forces who safeguard the nation�s frontiers and preserve the country�s territorial integrity.
Brig Joshi Narain Dutt Ganesh Dutt, Director of Sainik Welfare, Assam along with veterans laid the wreath at the War Memorial and paid tribute to the martyrs. The Sainik Welfare Director interacted with the veterans and invitees and expressed his admiration for their meritorious service to the nation. He also affirmed to extend his commitments for the welfare and rehabilitation of veterans and their dependants as defined by the Government of Assam and to make the best efforts to take care of the families and dependants of the martyrs who laid down their lives while safeguarding the nation.
He also released the wall calendar for the year 2021 to commemorate Armed Forces Flag Day.