Assam Governor Jagadish Mukhi on
Friday hailed the achievements of the armed forces during
The efforts of the armed forces to stop-cross border
terrorism is commendable, he said while speaking on the
occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day at the Raj Bhawan here.
"Many of our armed forces personnel have lost their
valuable lives on the line of duty and due recognition should
be given to them," Mukhi said.
The flag day also plays an important role in
collecting donations for Armed Forces Flag Day Fund which is
the lifeline for instituting welfare measures and
rehabilitation of the ex-servicemen.
The day provides an opportunity to connect with armed
forces personnel, their families and to reciprocate by
contributing generously to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund to
ensure welfare and rehabilitation of war widows, war wounded
and dependants of our fallen soldiers and ex-servicemen, he
The Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on December 7
every year across the country since 1949 with an aim to honour
the martyrs and the men in uniform.
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