Armed Forces' Flag Day Observed by presenting token flag to DC Randhawa
About 7 Lakh to be collected from the district as Flag Day Fund, says DC SBS Nagar
Deputy Commissioner appeals residents to donate generously towards Flag Day Fund
Nawanshahr, December 7, 2022:
Fundraising on the occasion of Armed Forces' Flag Day in the district was started today by presenting a token flag to Deputy Commissioner Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa.
On this occasion, he said that the day, which is observed every year, reminds us to pay respect and express solidarity with martyred/disabled soldiers and ex-servicemen for protecting our borders. He said that the fund given by us on this day is a symbol of our sincerity and commitment towards the defenders of the country's international borders. He also started the Flag Day Fund by making his contribution on this occasion. He also asked various government and non-government institutions of the district to contribute wholeheartedly for the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund.
On this occasion, Deputy Commissioner Randhawa, also released the calendar depicting the sacrifice of 110 martyrs of 'Operation Pawan' .
He said that a target of contribution of 7 lakh rupees has been set for the Flag Day Fund from Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district. He said that this fund is used for the welfare and support of martyred and disabled soldiers, war widows and dependents.
Staff from District Defence Welfare Services including Kulwant Singh Superintendent, Ranjita Sarangal and Iqbal Singh accompanied by ex-servicemen of the district were also present.