Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Expresses Solidarity With Armed Forces on Flag Day
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh urged people to come out with voluntary donations for the Flag Day, which will be celebrated across the country on Thursday, and said the money would be used for the rehabilitation of war widows, disabled defence personnel and ex-servicemen.
File photo of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
The chief minister urged people to come out with voluntary donations for the Flag Day, which will be celebrated across the country on Thursday, and said the money would be used for the rehabilitation of war widows, disabled defence personnel and ex-servicemen.
"On this Flag Day, let us strive to help the families of our brave soldiers who attained martyrdom in the defence and honour of the motherland," he said.
Noting that India would forever remain indebted to the valour and commitment of its soldiers, Singh said any contribution to the Flag Day Fund would be seen as a token of respect for the outstanding services rendered by the armed forces.
The Indian Armed Forces Flag Day is observed every year on December 7 since 1949 to honour the soldiers, airmen and sailors of India.
Thank those who protect the honour of the nation this #ArmedForcesWeek. Wear Armed Forces Flag with pride between 1-7 Dec. To contribute to the welfare of ex-servicemen & their families and get a printable version of the flag go to https://t.co/2EASWvc2ow Jai Hind! @nsitharaman pic.twitter.com/41y9tiQTB9— Raksha Mantri (@DefenceMinIndia) December 1, 2017
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