The Armed Forces Flag Day 2019, was celebrated at Raj Bhawan, Guwahati on 07 Dec 2019. The solemn occasion was held to honour our Armed Forces personnel who are safeguarding our nation’s frontiers and preserve our country’s territorial integrity. A total of 8 Gallantry winners, 30 war widows 05 war disabled, 25 Retd Officers and 10 civil admin officers were present in the function.
The Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi, while addressing the gathering of Veer Naris, Disabled Soldiers Veterans and serving Armed Forces personnel expressed his admiration for valor and sacrifice of our brave Soldiers and Veterans.
He re-affirmed his Government’s commitment for the welfare and rehabilitation of all veterans and their dependents. Governor desired that we as a citizen of grateful nation must make all out efforts to take comprehensive care of the families and dependents of the brave hearts who laid down their life in the service of our mother land and to generously contribute to the Armed Forces Flag day Fund.
It may be mentioned that Directorate of Sainik Welfare, Assam has collected a total of Rs 32.60 Lakhs as a contributions from the citizen in this year alone. The Governor also released a Wall and a Table Calendar, which highlights the activities of the Directorate of Sainik Welfare, Assam involved in welfare, wellbeing and rehabilitation of Ex Servicemen in the State. He also interacted with the Veterans, Veer Naris and their children.