07 Dec ARMED FORCES FLAG Day Celebration at Tezpur War Memorial by Zila Sainik Board, Sonitpur, India Army, India Air force, Deputy Commissioner, Sonitpur , Ex-Servicemen & Edupur Society in the presence of Brig N K V Patil, Mr Manoj Kr Deka, IAS, DC, DM & President, ZSB, Sonitpur, Group Captan SS Rao.
FLAG DAY AND IT’S SIGNIFICANCE
The Day is named as ARMED FORCES FLAG DAY as decided by the Defence Committee of Cabinet in Jul 1948. The Day has now become an old and honoured Annual Feature of our National Life. It is on this Day that the services rendered by personnel of Army, Navy and Air Force are remembered.We observe this Day to enlist the public co-operation and support for three basic purposes – Rehabilitation of Families of Battle Casualties, Welfare of Serving Personnel and their Families and Re-settlement and Welfare of Ex-Servicemen and their Families in general.On this Day citizens and volunteer organization collect donation in exchange of token flag and car stickers throughout the country. Token Flags and Car Flags in red, navy blue and light blue colour representing the three services are distributed to the public by Rajya & Zila Sainik Boards through out the country in return for donations.