Chandigarh, December 07, 2017: Col. K.S. Chaudhary Zila Sainik Welfare Officer, Chandigarh and Brig. (Retd.) J.S. Arora, Director Sainik Welfare Punjab pinned Armed Forces Flag on the Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Shri V.P. Singh Badnore today on the occasion of the 69th Armed Forces Flag Day at Punjab Raj Bhavan.
Releasing the annual magazine of Punjab Sainik Welfare, the Governor said that our Armed Forces have been serving the Nation with great distinction both during war and peace. 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 exhorted all the citizens to demonstrate their benevolence and patriotism by contributing to the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund. He also urged the officers to ensure rehabilitation of war widows, disabled defence personnel and Ex-servicemen and make the Armed Forces Flag Day a great success.
Prominent amongst others who were present on the occasion included Sh. Ajit Balaji Joshi, DC-cum-President Zila Sainik Board along with the officers of both Punjab and Chandigarh.