Celebration Of Armed Forces Flag Day
Celebration of Armed Forces Flag day
Date: 07 Dec 2018
Location: War Memorial ,Tezpur ,Assam
Armed Forces Flag day been celebrated at War Memorial Tezpur, Circuit house,Tezpur jointly by HQ 4 Corps, Dist Administration, Sonitpur, Zila Sainik welfare Office, Ex- Servicemen Associations, Widows, Edupur Society etc.
The Armed Forces Flag Day or the Flag Day of India is a day dedicated to India towards collection of funds from people of India for the welfare of the Indian Armed Forces personnel. It has been observed annually in India on December 7 since 1949.
07 December 2018, 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. 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 honored 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 color representing the three services are distributed to the public by Rajya & Zila Sainik Boards through out the country in return for donations.