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Guv greets Armed Forces on Flag Day

Thursday, 07 December 2017 11:04
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Dimapur, December 6: Nagaland Governor, PB Acharya has greeted the armed forces, ex-servicemen and their families on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day on December 7.

In a message, the Governor said Armed Forces Flag Day is observed in recognition of services rendered by Armed Forces personal in defence of the Motherland and to convey solidarity. The day is intended to honour the martyrs, to salute the veterans and the brave and to enhance the traditional bonds that exist between citizens of the Country and the Armed Forces. 

The day is celebrated to enlist the public cooperation and support for three basic purposes - rehabilitation of families of battle casualties, welfare of servicing personnel and their families and resettlement and welfare of Ex-servicemen and their families.

On the occasion, the Governor appealed to all citizens to contribute generously towards the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund, which will go a long way in supplementing the efforts of the Government for welfare of war widows, disabled soldiers, ex-servicemen and the serving soldiers who have been safeguarding the Nation from external aggression and come to the aid of civil authority at the time of natural calamities and disaster. (Page News Service) 

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