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Posted on Dec 08, 11:58AM | UNI
As part of 'Armed Forces Flag Day' observation nationwide, the Sainik Welfare Board today celebrated the event here in this winter capital of the state.
Large numbers of people participated in the function to reinforce their solidarity with Armed Forces.
The Flag Day function was inaugurated by Minister for Social Welfare, ARI and Trainings Sakina Itoo.
On the occasion, several dignitaries and citizens contributed to the 'Armed Forces Flag Day Fund' to honour the brave and the dead for their supreme sacrifice as well as salute the valiant soldiers, sailors and airmen, both serving and veterans.
The fund collected is utilized for the number of welfare programmes for the benefit and empowerment of widows, disabled soldiers, sailors, airmen, ex-servicemen and their dependants and also for the serving personnel.