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Patil salutes martyrs for their supreme sacrifice

Posted on Dec 07, 03:20PM | UNI

Deputy Commissioner-cum-President Zila Sainik Welfare, Chandigarh Mohd. Shayin and Brig Manjit Singh, Director Sainik Welfare Punjab pinned Armed Forces Flag on Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator Shivraj Patil today on the occasion of the Armed Forces Flag Day at Punjab Raj Bhavan.

Mr Patil was the first one who made the donation to Punjab and Chandigarh Sainik Welfare Boards on this auspicious day.

Releasing brochure of Punjab Sainik Welfare, Mr Patil said that our Armed Forces have been serving the Nation with great distinction both during war and peace.

He said "this day reminds us of our responsibility towards the Armed Forces for their splendid service and sacrifice for the Motherland. On this day, we also salute the martyrs for their supreme sacrifice and courage." The Governor urged all the citizens to voluntarily and liberally contribute towards the noble cause of the rehabilitation of war widows, disabled defence personnel and Ex-servicemen and make the Armed Forces Flag Day 2012 a great success.